CONTACT tracing is underway, with some told to self-isolate, at a special needs school after coronavirus cases were linked to the school. 

Close contacts of those affected have been told to self-isolate after Covid cases were identified at Riverbrae School in Linwood. 

Health chiefs confirmed that other than those who had come into close contact with those who tested positive all other pupils and staff were expected to come to school as normal. 

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A spokesman for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said: "Our Test and Protect team is carrying out Covid-19 contact tracing linked to Riverbrae School.

"To respect and maintain patient confidentiality, no further details will be released but we can confirm close contacts are being advised to self-isolate and being given advice and support.

"Apart from those who are identified as close contacts, all other staff and pupils can continue to attend as normal."