Werrington Public School closed after staff member contracts coronavirus
A public school in Sydney’s west has been closed after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.
Werrington Public School will be closed for students and staff today while it conducts contact tracing with NSW Health and is cleaned, according to the NSW Department of Education.
“Staff and students who are identified as a close contact will be contacted and advised they should self-isolate for the required period of time,” it said in a statement.
“The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is of paramount importance to us at all times. As such we will continue to work closely with NSW Health to ensure that all necessary health advice is adhered to,” it added.
All students will learn from home today.
The department said it would issue further advice on Thursday on when the school will reopen.