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Second COVID-19 case recorded at Campion College

A second COVID-19 case has been confirmed at Campion College in St Andrew.

According to an email sent out by the school’s principal,Grace Baston,the lower sixth form student tested positive for COVID-19 on February 11.

According to Baston, the student in question was last at school on the Thursday before and was not experiencing symptoms at the time.

Baston recently came under fire from some parents following an e-mail which she sent out explaining that the school did not have the tools and equipment necessary to conduct online exams.

Several parents accused the principal of not exploring all the options regarding online exams and further questioned her transparency as it relates to COVID-19 cases at the school.

One parent told The Den that Baston, only made them aware of the school’s first COVID-19 positive case three days after the test results had been received.

Late Sunday (February 14) the Ministry of Education announced that Munro College in St Elizabeth would be suspending physical classes after 21 students and two teachers tested positive for COVID-19.

The all-boys boarding institution will hosting online classes exclusively when school resumes after the mid-term break.

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