A POSITIVE case of Covid-19 has been confirmed at a junior school in West Berkshire.

West Berkshire Council (WBC) said there has been an isolated case at Garland Junior School in Burghfield Common.

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The council explained the school has carried out all the necessary actions with support from the council as the Local Education Authority and Public Health England.

A spokesperson for the council said: "Parents have been kept informed via letters, phone calls and email which also informs them of the actions being taken by the school to manage risks appropriately.

"Public Health England are in close contact with the school and the Council to provide clear guidance, support and protocols for all to follow."

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Dominic Boeck, West Berkshire’s Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education added: "We want to reassure parents and the local community that every process has been followed and every required action taken to ensure safety for children and staff.

“Parents who have not been contacted by the school need take no action and can continue to send their children to school as usual.”