No Reported Cases Of Covid-19 Recorded In Dumfries & Galloway Yet

The Government has Released thje latest official COVID-19 stats in Scotland (MARCH 15th 2020), showing an increase of 32 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, but Dumfries and Galloway still remains free  of any offical cases of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first identified in December 2019.

The first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland was confirmed in March 2020.

Scottish test numbers

A total of 4,240 Scottish tests have concluded. Of these:

  • 4,087 tests were confirmed negative
  • 153 tests were positive

Sadly, one patient in Scotland who tested positive for Coronavirus has died.

Health board Positive cases
Ayrshire and Arran 6
Borders 7
Fife 7
Forth Valley 10
Grampian 12
Greater Glasgow and Clyde 39
Highland 2
Lanarkshire 16
Lothian 28
Shetland 11
Tayside 15

Last updated: 2pm on 15 March 2020. The latest numbers will publish at 2pm each day.

The Department of Health and Social Care publishes UK figures on behalf of all UK Chief Medical Officers. Test results from Scotland are included in the overall UK figure.

Coronavirus symptoms and health advice

Common symptoms of coronavirus include:

  • high temperature or fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath

Public health advice can be found at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) on NHS Inform.

A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.

Overseas visitors to Scotland, regardless of their residency status, are exempt from NHS charges for both the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • healthcare for overseas visitors
  • healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers

Travel advice

Travel advice and country specific information can be found at: FitForTravel.

Information for professionals and organisations

The latest information and advice for professionals and organisations is on the Health Protection Scotland website.

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