CASES of coronavirus have increased by nearly 200 in Fife over the past seven days.
Weekly statistics from Public Health Scotland show COVID-19 hotspots in the Kingdom between June 18 and June 24.
During this period, there were 1,204 cases – 199 more than the previous week – resulting in a seven-day positive rate of 321.8 cases per 100,000 population.
The ward with the highest number of cases was Dunfermline Duloch North and Lynebank. With 27 cases, it was placed in the highest ranking category for locations with between 400 and 799 cases per 100,000 population.
Also included in this category were Rosyth South (22 cases), Kincardine (17), Inverkeithing East (15), Saline and Gowkhall (19), Dunfermline Duloch South (20), Rosyth East (15), Dunfermline Masterton (17), Dunfermline Milesmark and Wellwood (18), Dunfermline Headwell (21), Crossgates and Halbeath (15), North Queensferry and Inverkeithing West (13), Rosyth Central (14) and Kelty East (16).
Places with a rating of 200 to 399 cases per 100,000 population were Dunfermline Brucefield (13), Dalgety Bay Central (17), Valleyfield, Culross and Torryburn (14), Dunfermline Pitcorthie East (13), Kelty West (9), Crossford, Charlestown and Limekilns (14), Dunfermline Baldridgeburn (12), Dalgety Bay East (8) and Dalgety Bay West and Hillend (8).
They were joined in the same category by Dunfermline Garvock Hill (9), Rosyth North (9), Hill of Beath and Kingseat (10), Dunfermline Pitcorthie West (7), Oakley, Comrie and Blairhall (10), Dunfermline Touch and Woodmill (7), Dunfermline Abbeyview North (9) and Dunfermline Bellyeoman and Townhill (11).
There were three neighborhoods in the 100 to 199 cases per 100,000 population. These were Dunfermline Abbeyview South (5), Aberdour and Auchtertool (6) and Dunfermline Central (4).