Fife hospital ward remains closed to new admissions over Covid-19 cluster

The Balcurvie Ward at Cameron Hospital is remaining closed to new admissions as the result of a Covid-19 cluster.

A total of 31 staff and patients have now tested positive for Covid-19.

Visiting is still suspended expect for those receiving end-of-life care.

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Enhanced cleaning and decontamination remains in place to reduce the opportunity for further spread of the virus.

It is extremely important that those intending to visit patients in any of the NHS Fife facilities refrain from doing so if they feel unwell or have any of the known symptoms of Covid-19, such as a high temperature; a new, continuous cough; or a loss or change to the sense of smell or taste.

Anyone experiencing the well-established symptoms of Covid-19 should immediately self-isolate and arrange a test using the NHS inform website at: or by calling 0800 028 2816.

A local online support hub has been created to provide information on testing for COVID-19 and updates on the pandemic. Visit:

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