Covid outbreak at PPE factory

Health chiefs at NHS Lanarkshire have confirmed that there has been an outbreak of Covid-19 at the Honeywell factory where Personal Protective Equipment is made.

Caroline Thomson, NHS Lanarkshire health protection nurse consultant said: “NHS Lanarkshire’s Test and Protect team has carried out contact tracing after individuals at Honeywell Control Systems in Motherwell tested positive for Covid-19.

"They are currently self-isolating at home.“NHS Lanarkshire is working closely with North Lanarkshire Council with regards to the cases and has now contacted all close contacts.

“To respect and maintain confidentiality it is not possible to release any further information at this time.”