THE latest weekly COVID-19 death toll for Fife has been revealed.

A total of 10 people passed away in the Kingdom with coronavirus mentioned on their death certificate in the week beginning January 9.

According to the figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS), there were 101 coronavirus-related deaths across Scotland last week, an increase of 17 from the previous week.

Pete Whitehouse, Director of Statistical Services, said: “The latest figures show that last week there were 101 deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. This is 17 more than in the previous week.

“Deaths involving influenza have risen in recent weeks. There were 121 deaths where influenza was mentioned on the death certificate in week 2 of this year, up from 91 in the previous week. This is the highest weekly number of flu deaths registered in over twenty years.”