A READING primary school has reopened today after being closed as a precautionary measure yesterday (February 26) amid coronavirus fears.

Reading Borough Council confirmed that St Michael's School, Dee Road, was closed after a staff member had developed 'flu-like' symptoms after returning from Italy.

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The closure was a precautionary measure, and the staff member was told to self-isolate.

The school website is informing parents today (Thursday, February 27) that the school is open.

The post reads: "St Michael's is back open Thursday, 27th February - we are looking forward to seeing you all."