Second Magherafelt school hit by positive Covid case

A second post-primary school in Magherafelt has been hit by a positive case of Covid-19.

Friday, 2nd October 2020, 10:04 am
Updated Friday, 2nd October 2020, 12:36 pm

The principal of St Pius X College, Peter Friel, announced last night that some pupils have been asked to self-isolate following a positive case of coronavirus within the school community.

Mr Friel made the announcement on the school's Facebook page.

He said: "We have a confirmed case(s) of Covid-19 in our school community. Parents of Year 10 and 14 pupils must keep your child at home tomorrow and await further guidance.”

St Pius X College, Magherafelt.

Earlier this week the Rainey Endowed School in the town confirmed that a member of its school community had tested positive for the virus and that staff and pupils affected were self-isolating.

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