Central Fife Times

Coronavirus: Cases in Fife rise by 40 as hospital patients increase


Coronavirus: Fife total increases to 3,969

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    The number of positive coronavirus cases in Fife has risen by 40 in the last 24 hours.
  • The total number of cases is now 3,969.
  • Scottish Government figures show that 55 people were in hospital across the NHS Fife health board with the virus at midnight last night – an increase of seven from yesterday.
  • The number of people in intensive care increase by one person to ten.
  • Figures also show that across Scotland there were 880 new cases of coronavirus with 44 new reported deaths among those who previously tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
  • High temperature or fever.
  • Cough.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Loss of taste or smell.
  • A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.