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Glasgow hospitals to only allow 'essential visits' amid coronavirus case surge

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Glasgow hospitals will only allow 'essential' visits from next week amid a surge of coronavirus cases. Adult wards across the NHS Greater Glasgow Clyde health board will only permit visitors if essential in a bid to protect 'the safety of staff and patients', Glasgow Live reports.

We told last night of similar measures introduced at Inverness' flagship Raigmore hospital. Scotland is facing a surge of Covid-19 cases linked to the Omicron variant.Major Hogmanay gatherings in major cities were cancelled amid tight new Scottish Government rules limiting the number of people who can congregate.In Glasgow, the visitors change, set to come into place from Wednesday January 5, will include maternity services meaning only one essential visitor

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