Covid-19 case confirmed within Edinburgh primary school as NHS Lothian says school will stay open

A Covid-19 case has been confirmed within an Edinburgh primary school.

NHS Lothian sent an email confirming the news to parents and carers of children at Buckstone Primary School on Tuesday.

The letter reads: “Following a risk assessment by NHS Lothian’s Health Protection team it has been confirmed that the case has not been at school whilst they have been infectious.

“The school remains open and if your child has not been contacted then they should continue to attend school if they remain well.”

Buckstone Primary School, Edinburgh. Pic: Google