A hospital ward has been locked down after a “small number” of people linked to the unit tested positive for coronavirus.
Ward 212 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is now closed to new admissions and visitors.
The health board said enhanced cleaning regimes have been put in place to stem the spread of the deadly virus.
A spokesperson for NHS Grampian said: “We are investigating a small number of detected cases of Covid-19 associated with Ward 212 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
“The ward has been closed to new admissions and visitors are not permitted at present, although virtual visiting is available.
“Care is being delivered as normal. Enhanced cleaning regimes are in place.”