NHS Fife is aware of a cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to two veterinary practices in Fife.

A total of 11 people linked to the Albavet veterinary practices in Kirkcaldy and Burntisland have been confirmed as positive for COVID-19.

NHS Fife’s Health Protection Team and is working alongside Fife Council’s Environmental Health Service to support the veterinary practices and help to prevent further transmission of the virus. The risk to the public is assessed as being very low.

Anyone experiencing the well-established symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of how mild, should immediately self-isolate and arrange a test using the NHS inform website www.nhsinform.scot or by calling 0800 028 2816.  

A local online support hub has been created to provide information on testing for COVID-19 and updates on the pandemic. Visit: www.nhsfife.org/coronavirus


* all figures are correct at 08 March 2021.