Covid-19 in The Grantown Area

There is a cluster of five cases of COVID-19 within the community in the Grantown area.

NHS Highland’s Health Protection Team has undertaken case follow up in accordance with national guidance.

Contact tracing is being carried out with all those identified as close contacts being advised to self-isolate.

Any close contacts of positive cases will be identified through this route – if you have not been contacted by our Health Protection Team please be reassured that there is no cause for concern.

 Dr Tim Allison, Director of Public Health with NHS Highland, said:

“We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the virus can recur even in rural communities and so everyone should continue to adhere to physical distancing guidelines, wear a face-covering when in enclosed spaces, clean your hands and surfaces regularly and immediately self-isolate if you develop symptoms.”