Children sent home after coronavirus case in Tipton school

By Megan Archer | Tipton | Coronavirus | Published:

Children have been sent home to self-isolate after a confirmed case of coronavirus at a primary school in Tipton.

Summerhill Primary Academy in Tipton. Picture by Google

A Year 4 pupil has tested positive for Covid-19 at Summerhill Primary Academy.

Headteacher Kerry Rochester sent home a number of students who had come into contact with the child – they now must self-isolate for 10 days.

She said: "We have carried out a full risk assessment and identified all those who have been in close contact with the affected case and recommended they stay at home until 10 days after their last contact."

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By Megan Archer
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