February 6th, local time, the National Health Service (NHS Fife) in Fife, Scotland, announced that a cluster COVID-19 infection occurred in a local nursing home, killing a total of 10 people.
The nursing home in the town of Lochgali, Fife County, reportedly found its first case on December 20 last year.
So far, 25 residents and 43 employees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Whether the staff included in the 10 dead was not announced.
The nursing home was banned from accepting new residents on December 20, but is now open again after 14 days of no new cases.
According to the latest daily epidemic data, there are 48 new COVID-19 deaths in Scotland, with a total of 6,431 deaths.
Scotland began to roll out vaccination services to nursing homes on 14 December last year.