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Positive coronavirus case confirmed at Stourbridge school

By Jamie Brassington | Kingswinford | Education | Published:

A positive case of coronavirus has been confirmed at a Stourbridge school.

The Wordsley School. Photo: Google

Dudley Council says it is working closely with The Wordsley School, in Brierley Hill Road, following the confirmation of a Covid-19 case.

It is understood the school has remained open to pupils.

Councillor Ruth Buttery, cabinet member for children and young people, said: "Dudley Council is working closely with all borough schools and education providers.

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"As schools reopen for the autumn, we know that there might be Covid-19 cases but we will continue to do all we can to keep children and young people safely back in school where they belong.

"Due to patient confidentiality, we cannot comment on individual cases but parents and carers can be assured their schools will contact them should they need to take any action.

"People can also continue to help reduce the risk of transmission by following government guidance, including social distancing and practising good hand hygiene.

"It is vital that anyone who is symptomatic self-isolates and seeks a test."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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