A POLLOK pharmacy has been locked down several times this week after members of the public showed up with symptoms of coronavirus.

The pharmacy in Pollok Health Centre was deep cleaned in response to the incident.

The health board said: "We want to thank all staff including staff in our pharmacies who are continuing to provide support and advice to people in the community to help keep them safe in response to COVID-19.

"The pharmacy within Pollok Health Centre has had to close for small periods of time on several occasions this week to allow the area to be deep cleaned in response to patients attending with symptoms of Coronavirus COVID-19.

"Pharmacy staff acted in accordance with the national guidance and on each occasion all pharmacy services were available when the pharmacy re-opened."