TWO local wards have some of the worst coronavirus infection rates in the whole of the Fife, new data has revealed.

The Scottish Government’s new neighbourhood interactive map shows which council wards are worst hit by Covid-19 to a weekly average based on a population per 100,000 people.

For the period of October 3 – October 9, , in central Fife, Cowdenbeath North and Hill of Beath and Kingseat have come out as the worst hit, with a seven day rate of 100 and over – the highest end of the scale.

Cowdenbeath South features in the second highest category with 75-99 cases per 100,000.

Crossgates and Halbeath, Lochgelly East and Lochgelly West and Lumphinnans all have a rate of 50-74 per 100,000 for the period.

Cardenden and Kelty East both had a seven day average of 15-29 per 100,000.

Kelty West and Ballingry were on the lowest end of the scale with less than 15.