More Cases Linked to Schools

Families of students at St Ninian’s Lower School, as well as Year 3 and 4 students and staff at Ballasalla Primary School are have been ordered to stay at home and wait to be contacted by the Covid-111 team.

A statement said: ‘Following work by the contact tracing team, all students in Year 7 at St Ninian’s Lower School (Bemahague) and everyone they live with should stay at home and wait to be contacted by the COVID-111 service. No Year 7 students should attend school tomorrow (Wednesday).

‘In addition, all students in Years 3 and 4, as well as teaching and support staff at Ballasalla School are being asked to self-isolate and wait to be contacted by the COVID-111 service. The school will therefore be closed tomorrow (Wednesday).

‘Any students who had been due to attend Ballasalla School on Wednesday should instead go to Scoill Phurt Le Moirrey in Port St Mary.’

No further word has been issued by the gov at this time. However it is understood that more cases have been linked to the St. Ninian’s Lower School site.