Update on coronavirus, COVID-19 in Scotland for Thursday 12th of March.
The figures for positive tests continue to rise in Scotland with 6 people now testing positive in Shetland.
A total of 2,892 Scottish tests have concluded. Of these:
- 2,832 tests were confirmed negative
- 60 tests were positive
Click on this link for guidance: COVID-19 Guidance for non healthcare settings
Please heed the advice from the NHS in how to protect yourself and others. If you have the symptoms contact your GP by phone – do not go in. COVID -19 is now recognised as a pandemic.
Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
- high temperature or fever
- shortness of breath
Regular hand washing and using hankies when you cough or sneeze help to limit the spread. COVID – 19 spreads very quickly.