Three more schools hit by Covid-19 outbreak in Glasgow and Renfrewshire – Daily Record

Three more Scots schools have been hit by a Covid-19 outbreak.

Two schools in Glasgow and one in Renfrewshire have confirmed cases of the virus.

Contact tracing staff have been sent to Corpus Christi Primary school in Glasgow, Holy Cross Primary School in Glasgow and St Anthony’s Primary School in Renfrewshire.

But health bosses confirmed at this time ‘there is no evidence of internal transmission’.

An NHS spokesperson said: “Our Test and Protect team is carrying out COVID-19 contact tracing in the following new schools within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

“There is currently no evidence of internal transmission within the schools but there are positive case; Corpus Christi Primary school in Glasgow, Holy Cross Primary School in Glasgow, and St Anthony’s Primary School in Renfrewshire.


“Apart from those who are identified as close contacts, all other staff and pupils can continue to attend as normal.

“The exception to this applies to East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City and West Dunbartonshire, where additional COVID-19 control measures are in place.

“In these Local Authority areas, any close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 are being advised that they and all those in their household group, should self-isolate for 14 days.

“There are no further new organisations to include today.

“We continue to ask the public to remain vigilant.

“The general measures to minimise the risk of COVID-19 remain the same – social distancing, regular hand washing, and being on the look-out for symptoms.

“There is no need for anyone to seek a test if they are not experiencing any symptoms but anyone with one or more of the symptoms should immediately self-isolate and order a test on the NHS inform website www.nhsinform.scot.”