Inverclyde Now Logo CORONAVIRUS — Investigation Into Inverclyde Cluster Linked To Pharmacy

30 July, 2020 | Local

A CLUSTER of eight positive Covid-19 cases linked to a pharmacy in Inverclyde is being investigated by health officials.

Meanwhile, Amazon has confirmed that one of its Gourock workers has tested positive for the virus.

The pharmacy involved is the M&D Green branch in John Wood Street in Port Glasgow town centre. It is still open. The company’s managing director has said some members of staff have tested positive.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said none of the people involved are experiencing anything but mild symptoms.

Their statement continued: “Contact tracing of individuals has identified a number of businesses across Greater Glasgow and Clyde including a pharmacy in Inverclyde as being linked to the cases.

“An NHSGGC-led Incident Management Team is working with Scottish Government, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and local environmental health teams to provide advice and support.

“Close contacts are being advised to self-isolate and other identified contacts are being followed up and given appropriate advice.

“To respect and maintain patient confidentiality no further details will be released at this time.”

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Amazon said they were supporting the individual in quarantine and were following guidelines from health officials about operations at their buildings.

They added: “We have implemented proactive measures to protect employees, including increased cleaning at all facilities and maintaining social distance.”

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