Coronavirus: Four new cases identified in Hawick

A FURTHER four COVID-19 cases are being linked to a cluster in Hawick.

A total of 11 people have now tested positive for the virus in the Borders in the past week.

A spokesperson for NHS Borders said: “None of the cases are causing any clinical concern.

“Test and protect staff are continuing to contact anyone who may be affected, with close contacts being advised to self-isolate and being given appropriate advice.

“It is essential that everyone follows the Scottish Government guidance and public health advice available at NHS Inform.

“Remember the FACTS that will help all of us to stay safe and protect each other as well:

  • Face coverings in enclosed spaces
  • Avoid crowded places
  • Clean hands and surfaces regularly
  • Two metre distancing; and
  • Self-isolate and book a test if you have symptoms.”

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