Second Renfrewshire primary school positive for Covid-19 Second Renfrewshire primary school positive for Covid-19
A second Renfrewshire primary school has had a positive test for Covid-19. A spokesperson for Renfrewshire Council confirmed that staff from NHS Track and... Second Renfrewshire primary school positive for Covid-19

A second Renfrewshire primary school has had a positive test for Covid-19.

A spokesperson for Renfrewshire Council confirmed that staff from NHS Track and Trace were working to trace all those who had been in close contact with the affected person at Wallace Primary in Elderslie.

It comes a day after Todholm Primary in Paisley confirmed that officials were currently tracing people who had been in contact with their infected pupil.

A Renfrewshire Council spokesperson, said: “We can confirm NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are carrying out Covid19 contact tracing at Wallace Primary School in Elderslie

“All parents and carers with a child at the school are being contacted via text message with a letter from the NHS to make them aware as with any positive Covid case, NHS are leading response and have carried out careful risk assessment on the school, assisted by our staff.

“The Test and Protect team are identifying and contacting those affected, advising to self-isolate, and offering support NHS say there are robust control measures in place and no evidence of transmission within school itself.

“They advise all other pupils and staff can continue to attend as normal.”

They added: “Due to patient confidentiality NHSGGC advise no further details will be released at this time. We all have a role to play to stop the spread of Covid19. For more info on what to do if you suspect Covid19 or how to book a test, see the NHS Inform website: https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19.”