INDIVIDUALS at a nursery and at a school in Dunfermline have had to self-isolate after having contact with a positive coronavirus case.

NHS Fife has announced today (Tuesday) that five or more people linked to Halbeath Nursery, between Monday and Sunday last week, were required to isolate.

This was also the case at Pitreavie Primary School.

An NHS Fife spokesperson said: "Weekly information is now being published on COVID-19 cases connected to nurseries and schools in Fife.

"These updates list where a case has occurred in pupils or staff who are attending the school, and where five or more school contacts have been required to isolate after contact tracing has taken place.

"Where fewer than five potential contacts have been identified, these cases will not be included for reasons of pupil/ staff confidentiality."

The list includes Halbeath Nursery and Pitreavie Primary School.

The statement adds: "Anyone with the well-established symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of how mild, should immediately self-isolate and order a test on the NHS inform website or by calling 0800 028 2816.

"There are a number of useful resources available for parents in Fife, with information on how best to reduce the chances of your family contracting the virus and what you should do if someone in the household develops symptoms. 

"These can be accessed at:

"Furthermore, Fife Council has made a comprehensive list of questions and answers available for parents and carers at:"

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