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Minister outlines 'proportionate response' to schoolchild with Covid-19

Education minister provides statement on Bunscoill Rhumsaa case

The education minister says the department is carrying out a 'proportionate response' after a case of Covid-19 in a Ramsey schoolchild.

It's as five new cases were detected in two households - three are linked, while two are currently classed as unexplained.

Dr Alex Allinson gave a statement at the end of Wednesday's sitting of Tynwald.

The primary school Bunscoill Rhumsaa has sent the students and teacher of the class involved home to isolate while contact tracing is underway.

Dr Allinson explained various steps are being taken with mitigation in mind:

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