Weekend figures show eight new positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in Fife
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According to the Scottish Government’s data released over the weekend, there have now been a total of 1014 positive cases of coronavirus in the Kingdom since the outbreak began.
Sunday’s figures showed an increase of eight cases, from 1006 to the current total.
On Saturday there was no rise, however there had a further six new cases confirmed on Friday.
The figures show that confirmed cases in Fife have steadily been increasing in the last month.
In the last seven days, there have been 21 positive cases recorded in the region.
Across Scotland the total number of people confirmed as having the virus now sits at 21,397.
The news comes as the country recorded its highest number of new positive cases in a 24 hour period since May on Sunday with 208.
Despite the rise, there were no reported deaths of people who tested positive for the virus in the past 28 days.
The biggest rise in cases, according to the statistics, was in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, where 92 cases were reported.
Last week, restrictions on people visiting other households were reintroduced in Glasgow city, West Dunbartonshire and East Renfrewshire after concerns about the number of cases.
A total of 631,353 people in Scotland have been tested since the beginning of the outbreak, with 609,956 of them testing negative.