Staff member at Luqa Skolasajf amongst positive COVID-19 cases

Updated 06:05 PM
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Newsbook.com.mt is informed that one of the positive coronavirus cases confirmed on Sunday was found at Luqa Skolasajf as one of the staff members tested positive.

This newsroom can also confirm that part of the school has been closed and staff and children have been asked quarantine and get tested.

Authorities are also conducting the contact tracing. Newsbook.com.mt can confirm that health authorities are contacting parents and staff members to inform them about the situation.

MUT to monitor the situation

In the meantime, the Malta Union of Teachers, MUT, said that it has been in contact with the Foundation for Educational Services (FES) since this morning to ensure that all measures are taken to protect personnel and students.

MUT said it is satisfied with the measures taken by the FES and the Health authorities.