NHS Dumfries and Galloway has recorded a further fall in coronavirus.

There was a total of 30 new positive cases identified in the week ending November 29, down from 44 the previous week - prior to that there were 73 cases.

The number of close contacts who were advised were also down, standing at 90 – which was a marked reduction from the previous 265.

A spokeswoman said: "Credit is being paid to everyone in Dumfries and Galloway who has been playing a role in suppressing the spread of covid-19 by following guidelines.

"However, we are continuing to see positive cases in all four of the region's localities.

"There is evidence of community transmission, and evidence that people identified as close contacts of cases are developing covid-19."