Students self isolating after Covid-19 case at Bexhill school

Students at a Bexhill secondary school have been sent home to self isolate after a confirmed case of Covid-19.
Bexhill Academy. Picture: GoogleBexhill Academy. Picture: Google
Bexhill Academy. Picture: Google

Bexhill Academy, in Gunters Lane, confirmed a year 11 student had tested positive for the virus.

The parents and carers of all students who need to self isolate have been informed, according to Bexhill Academy.

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"All students who have not been contacted directly can attend as normal," the school said.

Bexhill Academy is the latest school in the area to report a case of Covid-19.

Hastings Academy closed for two weeks after five confirmed cases. Buckswood, and Rye College each reported a single case of the virus and East Sussex College also confirmed a positive test from a student at its Hastings campus.