Our Test and Protect team are carrying out COVID-19 contact tracing at Todholm Primary School in Renfrewshire.
A Problem Assessment Group (PAG) met this afternoon and has systematically established a list of close contacts within the school.
Test and Protect staff are now contacting those identified. These close contacts are being advised to self-isolate and being given appropriate advice and support.
At this time and to respect and maintain patient confidentiality, no further details will be released.
Dr Catriona Milosevic, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said:
“Close contacts are being advised to self-isolate and being given appropriate advice. We are working closely with Todholm Primary School and Renfrewshire Council to do this.
“To maintain patient confidentiality we are unable to give any further information.
“To control the spread of the virus it is essential that any one contacted by Test and Protect follows the directions given including self-isolation. Anyone who may have been exposed are being given appropriate advice.
“We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of continuing with the general measures to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to themselves and to others. These include social distancing, regular handwashing, and being vigilant for symptoms. Anyone with symptoms should immediately self-isolate and seek a test.”
Notes to editors:
In situations where case number(s) could identify individual(s), we are unable to provide this in order to protect patient confidentiality.
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Further information on COVID-19 is available on the NHS Inform website: https://www.nhsinform.scot/