Another two schools on Teesside alert parents to confirmed coronavirus cases

Another two schools on Teesside alert parents to confirmed coronavirus cases

A further two schools have reported a positive cases of coronavirus. Kader Academy, in Acklam, Middlesbrough, sent a letter to parents and carers on Thursday morning, informing them of the news. A statement on the Staindrop Drive school said only Year 3 pupils were affected. "We have been advised that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school," the statement read. Children who had been in close contact with the affected person were told to stay home and self-isolate until Monday, September 28. "We are asking you to do this to reduce the further spread of COVID 19 to others in the community, the letter continued. "Other members of your household can continue normal activities provided your child does not develop symptoms within the self-isolation period. "If your child is well at the end of the period of self-isolation, then they can return to usual activities." A separate letter was send out to those with children in nursery, reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. It stated that those pupils had not been identified as a close contact and therefore do not need to make any change to their usual routine, including school attendance. The school on Station Road confirmed a quarter of the year group were sent home on Tuesday as a result of one positive case which they were made aware of by the student's parents. The students were from two classes, and some close or proximity contacts from social time and travel to school ...
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