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Five workers at Hamilton Lightbody cake factory catch Covid as staff told to self-isolate

FIVE workers at a Hamilton cake factory have caught coronavirus – with staff urged to self-isolate amid the outbreak.

Bosses at the Lightbody plant in the town confirmed that the workers had caught the deadly bug when they were off shift.

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Staff at the factory have caught the bug


Staff at the factory have caught the bug

Now the firm says it is following all he necessary steps and measures implemented by the Scottish Government.

A spokesperson for the firm said: “Lightbody can confirm that five employees have tested positive for COVID-19 whilst off shift.

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“A comprehensive track and trace has been implemented and, as a precaution, a number of employees have been isolated for the government guided 14 day period.

“No members of staff are being told to come back to work before their own isolation period finishes.

“We would like to reassure all of our employees that we are taking this very seriously and that their health and safety is our top priority.

“We have taken all necessary precautionary measures, guided by government advice, on how to respond and continue to maintain our high standards of hygiene, PPE use and social distancing best practice.”

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