Ministry of Education: Potential COVID Exposure at Devonshire Preschool

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

 Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) is aware of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Devonshire Preschool. The person confirmed with COVID-19 has been isolated. The ESU is contacting confirmed close contacts. These person(s) are being advised that they must quarantine (stay home from school and other activities) and get tested for COVID-19.

A full assessment will be completed and additional communication will be provided, outlining further public health guidelines that must be followed, such as quarantine and testing.

This evening the Minister of Education, the Hon. Diallo Rabain, JP, MP has restated his previous call for everyone who has children, family or friends associated with the school system to use caution and strictly adhere to the Government’s safety measures to contain this latest community outbreak and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Minister Rabain added, “The vulnerable must be protected and that means we must all be considerate of how exposure to COVID affects students, schools, teachers, parents and the larger community.  We must work together – wear your mask correctly; wash your hands regularly, and maintain physical distance.”

“We will update stakeholders and the community once we receive additional information from the Department of Health.”

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