Testing in Scotland
Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.
There were 53,811 tests reported on 22 September 2021. This shows an increase of 16.8% compared to the previous 7 days.
Between 16 September 2021 and 22 September 2021, there have been 342,519 tests.
Cases in Fife
A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
308 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 23 September 2021.
Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, 2,273 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 1.7% compared to the previous 7 days.
Vaccinations in Fife
Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.
281,705 people had been given a first dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
259,412 people had been given a second dose by the end of 22 September 2021.
Healthcare in Scotland
Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.
89 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 19 September 2021.
Between 13 September 2021 and 19 September 2021, 938 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of -13.5% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 1,057 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 23 September 2021.
Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.
There were 86 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 23 September 2021.
Deaths in Fife
There was 1 death within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 23 September 2021.
Between 17 September 2021 and 23 September 2021, there have been 5 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows no change compared to the previous 7 days.