‘Preventative quarantine measures in different schools as COVID-19 cases registered’ – UPE

Updated 07:31 PM
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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers, UPE has on Sunday announced various reports of positive coronavirus cases amongst staff members in different schools. Maria Regina College Mosta Zokrija and St. Gorg Preca College Hamrun Secondary are amongst the schools the UPE said that two positive coronavirus cases were registered respectively.

The union also reported that a student from St. Catherine’s High School. In relation to this case, the union said it is informed that contact tracing has taken place and that health authorities have advised all those who came in contact with the student to follow preventative quarantine measures.

In its statements, the union emphasized the importance of adhering to preventative measures at all times.

‘Coronavirus case amongst LSE community at Naxxar Middle School’

Earlier on Sunday, the Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers, UPE received another notification of an alleged COVID-19 positive case, this time amongst the LSE community at Naxxar Middle School.

On Facebook, the union said that it has been informed that contact tracing is currently underway and has wished the educator a speedy recovery.

‘Staff at Tarxien Kindergarten under preventative quarantine’

Earlier today the Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers, UPE stated that it has just been notified of an alleged case of COVID-10 at Tarxien Kindergarten.

In a statement on Facebook, the UPE said that as a result the members of staff are being put on preventative quarantine.

“We cannot help but wonder what will happen once the children are back at school, when cases have been cropping up when children have not yet been in attendance, and groupings in schools have been restricted and reserved solely to educators,” – said the union.

The UPE also stated that it is concerned about these educators’ well-being and hopes to see each and every one of them back in action soon.

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