malaymail.com 04 May, 2021 03:30 am

Ipoh’s St Michael primary school closes for two days following Covid-19 case

Ipoh’s St Michael primary school closes for two days following Covid-19 case
IPOH, May 4 — St Michael primary school here has been asked to close for two days after a Covid-19 case was detected at the institution. State Health, Science, Environment and Green Technology Committee chairman Ahmad Saidi Mohamad Daud said that the school will be closed today and tomorrow (May...

IPOH, May 4 — St Michael primary school here has been asked to close for two days after a Covid-19 case was detected at the institution.“On the advice of the district health office, the school was closed after a Covid-19 case was reported to the state Education Department today.The Covid-19 case is believed to involve a Year 6 pupil who attended an event at the school on April 24.State Health, Science, Environment and Green Technology Committee chairman Ahmad Saidi Mohamad Daud said that the school will be closed today and tomorrow (May 4 and 5).

“The school’s two-day closure will allow the district health office to make a risk assessment, conduct close contact tracing and carry out sanitation,” he said in a statement.However, he has not been to school since April 28.

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