Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in WI

NHS Western Isles has today confirmed the first two cases of COVID-19 in the Western Isles.

A Comhairle spokesperson, said:

“Whilst disappointing this is not unexpected and for several weeks now the Comhairle has been preparing, along with Public Health and other partner agencies, for such an eventuality.

“It is now more important than ever before that everyone follows the Scottish Government advice – particularly to stay at home unless absolutely essential – and to observe physical distancing.”

More information about coronavirus infection, COVID-19, can be found on:

NHS Inform

Scottish Government Website

Please also visit the special section of the Comhairle website for further details and updates