COVID in Fife: 122 cases in 24 hours, new data reveals

The number of coronavirus cases in Fife increased by 122 in just 24 hours this week, official figures show.
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A total of 18,183 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Fife when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Tuesday, July 20 - up from 18,061 on Monday.

The rate of infection in Fife now stands at 4,868 cases per 100,000 people, which is lower than the Scotland average of 6,085.

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However, there were no new coronavirus death - the region has now gone more than nine weeks since it last recorded a single death.

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The figures also show that more than two-thirds of people across the region have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

A total of 211,946 people had received both jags by Monday – 70% of those aged 18 and over, based on mid-2019 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

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