Coronavirus case at Walsall school

Students in Year 13 at a Walsall school have been told to self-isolate after a case of coronavirus.

Walsall Academy. Photo: Google
Walsall Academy. Photo: Google

Walsall Academy sent a letter to parents today telling them of the confirmed case within the school.

The letter says: "We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of Covid-19 within the school.

"We know that you may find this concerning but are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England.

"This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus (Covid-19) will be a mild illness.

"The small number of children in Year 13 who have been in direct prolonged contact with the confirmed case will have received an individual letter and will be staying at home for 14 days.

"The school remains open and your child should continue to attend if they remain well."

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