Three more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in a new cluster affecting the North East of the city, bringing the total to 11 positive cases.

Whilst a number involve pupils at Bannerman High School in Baillieston, the health board said there is no indication any transmission has occurred in the school.

None of the cases are said to be causing any clinical concern. 

The school re-opened yesterday but none of the pupils attended as they are self-isolating at home.

Test and protect staff have continued to contact anyone who may be affected and close contacts are being advised to self-isolate and being given appropriate advice.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said that to prevent further spread of the virus it is essential that anyone contacted by test and protect follows the directions given by our contact tracing team, including self-isolation. 

Dr Linda de Caestecker, Director of Public Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said:  “We would like to reiterate to local people and businesses that this cluster of cases of COVID-19 is being thoroughly investigated and managed by the NHSGGC Public Health Protection Team.

“To maintain patient confidentiality we are unable to give any further information on the cases.  Each of these cases is being managed and followed up in detail, and all of them are isolating at home. 

“All settings that these cases attended during their infectious period are being identified through the test and protect service and are assessed and supported with control measures."