COOTEHILL SCHOOL IMPOSES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AS COVID-19 MEASURE

30 October 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Holy Family School in Cootehill has announced a temporary closure until November 2 next as a Covid- 19 safety measure after a number of confirmed cases of the virus arose within the school community. The Board of Management of the school has written to parents to inform them of the decision, stating that they had a duty of care to all pupils and staff and felt that the temporary closure was the most prudent course of action. They said that eight cases had been identified in the school community, three of which were suspected to be onward transmission within the school. The school had been in contact with the public health authorities and had followed …

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