A cluster of coronavirus instances has been traced again to a Scots college, well being chiefs have confirmed.
Eight youngsters and workers at St Helen’s Major, Cumbernauld, have examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The 4 pupils and 4 workers are self-isolating at residence for 14 days and the varsity is staying open.
Ashley Goodfellow, NHS Lanarkshire guide in public well being, stated: “NHS Lanarkshire’s check and shield group has carried out contact tracing after 4 pupils and 4 workers members of St Helen’s Major College examined optimistic for Covid-19.
“All those that examined optimistic are at the moment self-isolating at residence.”
Well being chiefs have been working with the council to contact all those that got here into contact with the eight instances.
Goodfellow added: “NHS Lanarkshire is working carefully with North Lanarkshire Council with reference to the instances and has now contacted all shut contacts.
“Public well being recommendation has been given to those people and they’re being informed to self-isolate.”
Lessons at the moment are anticipated to go on as regular on the college.
Goodfellow stated: “The chance to the broader college group is at the moment low and the varsity will stay open as regular.”