No new coronavirus cases in Fife for three straight days

Coronavirus cases in Fife have increased since March.Coronavirus cases in Fife have increased since March.
Coronavirus cases in Fife have increased since March. | JPIMedia
There have been no new cases of coronavirus detected in Fife for the last three days, according to new figures released today.

An update on cases in Fife shows total positive cases is now 824, the same number as Friday, which saw just one more than Thursday

Last week saw a number of small increases, with the number stalling over two days.

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In Fife hospitals, there are currently 75 known cases, down from 76 yesterday.

There are less than five people currently in intensive care.

A total of 88,940 people in Scotland have been tested. Of these, 14,594 were positive.

162 people have now died from coronavirus in Fife, it was confirmed last week.

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The latest figures released by the Scottish Government show that Fife is still seeing roughly 20 deaths per week.

The previous week’s figures showed that 143 people had died of the virus, up from 118 the week before.

Of the 162 deaths in Fife, 59 occurred in care homes, with 15 at home, and 88 in hospitals.

Across Scotland, 3,213 people have died with covid19 mentioned on the death certificate since the first appearances began in mid-March. It is a further 418 deaths than last week’s recorded figures.

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North of the border, 1,483 deaths due to coronavirus have now been reported in care homes, with 1,537 hospital deaths and 237 at home.

The latest death statistics cover the period between May 4 and May 10.