Eleven Fife schools linked to positive COVID tests

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Eleven schools across Fife are being investigated after links to positive COVID cases

NHS Fife has confirmed that its public health test and protect team has been investigating COVID-19 cases at primary and secondary schools in Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Buckhaven and Cupar and Dunfermline.

Risk management and the provision of isolation advice has been undertaken in conjunction with Fife Council’s education staff.

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NHS Fife confirmed there are four positive cases associated with Auchmuty High School, Glenrothes, and two linked to Warout Primary in the town.

Elsewhere, there are single positive cases associated with the following schools: Glenrothes High School; Kinglassie Primary; Levenmouth Academy, Methilhill Primary; , Pathhead Primary School, Kirkcaldy; Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline; St Kenneth’s RC Primary School, Ballingry; Viewforth High School, Kirkcaldy and Woodmill High School, Dunfermline.

Where there is more than one confirmed case, this does not necessarily suggest transmission within the school and may relate to a sibling or household group, or it may be separate incidences of community-acquired infection.

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