Posted on Thursday 8th Oct 2020
With Covid-19 cases rising around the UK, schools are adopting measures to reduce the spread and keep pupils safe.
But many parents still have questions.
What happens if someone tests positive for coronavirus?
If someone tests positive, they must be sent home to self-isolate for 14 days.
The school must then contact their local public health protection team, who will advise on who else should be sent home.
Anyone who has been in close contact with the person testing positive, will be advised to self-isolate for 14 days from their last date of contact.
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