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Students return after five positive Covid-19 tests at Newmarket school

PUBLISHED: 18:20 06 November 2020 | UPDATED: 19:01 06 November 2020

Three students and two staff members tested positive for coronavirus at Newmarket Academy Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Three students and two staff members tested positive for coronavirus at Newmarket Academy Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Three students and two members of staff have returned to a high school in Newmarket after testing positive for coronavirus.

Newmarket Academy confirmed the cases, which were recorded more than two weeks ago and resulted in a number of students being asked to self-isolate.

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A total 39 students were asked to stay away from the school for 14-days in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus.

They have all since returned back to class.

The three students and two staff members who tested positive for Covid-19 have also headed back to school.

Two staff members are currently going through the 14-day isolation period but the school is carrying on as normal.


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