TWO more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Greater Glasgow taking the number affected in a new cluster of cases to 13.

Both are linked to known contacts of the earlier cases and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has confirmed that some of the 13 are linked to the Sitel call centre in Lanarkshire.

The cases also have links to the M&D Green pharmacy in John Wood Street in Port Glasgow and Amazon in Gourock. 

Some of the cases are also said to visited the following locations during the period in which they may have been infectious to others: The Botany on Maryhill Road in Glasgow City, and The Queen of the Loch by Marston's Inn, Lomond Woods Holiday Park and Sweeney’s Cruises in West Dunbartonshire.

The health board said health and local environmental health staff are working closely with all the businesses to trace any close contacts of the cases, and appropriate advice is being given to these individuals including on self-isolation.

Dr Daniel Carter, Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Chair of the IMT, said:  “All those who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been given appropriate advice and are self-isolating. 

“We are working with a number of businesses including a local pharmacy to trace any close contacts.”