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St Brigid's College to remain closed | COVID-19

 St Brigid's College in Horsham will stay closed until next week after the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed a positive COVID-19 test result of a year 12 student.

School principal Peter Gutteridge, in an email to parents, said following direction from the DHHS, St Brigid's College was now in the process of organising a deep clean of the school.

This meant the school would be closed for all staff and students tomorrow and Friday and possibly early next week.

He said in his email: "I will certainly communicate this to you should this be the case, The DHHS has also asked St Brigid's to assist with contact tracing which we are currently working on.

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"As stated in yesterday's email, those who have been identified as a close recent contact with the affected student will be notified by the DHHS, hopefully within 24 hours, and supported to ensure everyone understands what actions are to be taken."