Covid update

The Coronavirus bug

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Latest Public Health Scotland figures for Covid show there were 150 new cases tested in Argyll and Bute over seven-days between July 18 and July 24.

The figures included 13 cases in Oban South, four cases in Oban North and 10 in the Benderloch Trail area.

Loch Awe, Mid Argyll and the islands of Mull, Iona, Coll and Tiree have recorded two or less cases each.

In the Western Isles, a Covid outbreak struck at a care home on the Isle of Lewis.

Last week NHS Western Isles and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the Western Isles council, identified seven cases of Covid-19 connected to the Dun Berisay care home in Stornoway. Test and Protect was underway and non-essential visiting was suspended.