Bedford school with students from Milton Keynes reports another Covid-19 infection

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A second person has tested positive for the coronavirus at a school in Bedford.

Goldington Academy, in Haylands Way, sent out a letter today (Monday, September 28) warning parents of the new case.

The letter, signed by principal Francis Galbraith, said: "We have been advised by Public Health England (PHE) there has been a confirmed case of Covid-19 within the school.

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"The small number of children 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."

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The school said it is working closely with PHE, and that it remains open to those who are in good health.

Last week, on Monday (September 21), the school reported its first positive case.

Bedford school confirms person tests positive for Covid-19If your child's school has had a confirmed case of coronavirus feel free to email [email protected] - we will publish the details while you can remain anonymous.

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