The rates of covid-19 cases in Largs and the surrounding area are some of the lowest across North Ayrshire. 

Between November 27 and December 3, areas in Largs, Fairlie and Skelmorlie accounted for five of the eight lowest areas for prevalence of the virus in the authority. 

During that period, Largs North had a case rate of between 15 and 29 per 100,000 of the population. 

Largs Central and Cumbrae had a rate of between 30 and 49, while Largs South had between 50 and 74 cases per 100,000. 

Both Skelmorlie, Fairlie and the surrounding area also have some of the lowest rates in North Ayrshire, with between 50 and 74 cases per 100,000. 

A total of 26 areas in North Ayrshire have a case rate of more than 100, including West Kilbride and Seamill. 

Cases of the virus have risen in North Ayrshire from November 27 to December 3 compared to the previous week. 

More than 180 cases were confirmed in the authority in that time, compared to 167 the week before. 

The rate of cases has also risen from 123.9 to 139.5, with a case positivity rate of 5.9 per cent.