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Coronavirus: Sydney primary school is closed

Sydney primary school is closed after person who attended staff training day tests positive to coronavirus

  • St Christopher’s Catholic Primary School in Panania, south Sydney is closed 
  • The school held a staff training day on Thursday 12 March on the premises
  • One of the participants has since tested positive for coronavirus
  • The school said it would conduct and deep clean and re-open on Tuesday 
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A primary school in Sydney was closed on Monday after a person who attended a staff training day tested positive for coronavirus.

St Christopher’s Catholic Primary School in Panania, south Sydney, said it would close for one day and re-open in Tuesday.

Sydney Catholic Schools said it closed the school as a precaution while it is deep cleaned.

St Christopher’s Catholic Primary School (pictured) in Panania, south Sydney, said it would close for one day and re-open in Tuesday

The school held a staff training day on Thursday and one of the participants has since tested positive for coronavirus.

Any teachers who attended the event have been asked to get tested and self-isolate. 

It comes after Victoria and the ACT declared a state of emergency as the number of coronavirus cases in Australia hit 299. 

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