Condorrat school is linked to Coronavirus outbreak

St Helen’s Primary in Condorrat has been at the centre of a Coronavirus outbreak, it has been confirmed.

A total of four pupils and four staff are self-isolating at home for a fortnight for 14 days and the school is staying open.

Ashley Goodfellow, NHS Lanarkshire consultant in public health confirmed: “NHS Lanarkshire’s test and protect team has carried out contact tracing after four pupils and four staff members of St Helen’s Primary School tested positive for Covid-19.

All those who tested positive are currently self-isolating at home.

”Health chiefs have been working with the council to contact all those who came into contact with the eight cases.

“NHS Lanarkshire is working closely with North Lanarkshire Council with regards to the cases and has now contacted all close contacts.”

Classes at the school are continuing as normal.