North East UK news Staff member tests positive for coronavirus at Gateshead College MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The college remains open after a member of staff was found to have coronavirus
Breaking News ! A member of staff at Gateshead College has tested positive for coronavirus, it has been revealed. The college confirmed that an employee had tested positive for the virus but will remain open. However, a range of precautions, including deep cleaning the rooms that the staff member used, have been taken. Read More Related Articles Gateshead businesses fear for the future as area is placed on coronavirus watch list Read More Related Articles Gateshead health boss warns strict new Covid measures could be imposed within weeks A spokeswoman for the college said: “We can confirm that a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus and we are working with Public Health England and the local public health team following their guidance. "Those who had been in contact with that person have been contacted by Test and Trace and told to self-isolate and specific rooms were deep cleaned over the weekend and will remain closed for a further 48 hours as an extra precaution.
. She added: "All of our staff remain extremely vigilant and are following very detailed procedures to ensure we can keep our students and colleagues as safe as possible. "All campuses remain open and unless informed otherwise, students and staff should come into college as normal. We are keeping people updated and if anyone has any concerns they can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org”
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