We would like to ask from everyone to show the highest level of responsibility and co-operation, in order to make sure that our students are safe at school.
Please check your children on a daily basis with regards to the following list before sending them to school. It is our obligation to protect our children.
List of Possible Covid-19 Symptoms
- Temperature (˃37.3oC repeated 3 times) with or without chills
- Trouble breathing
- Loss of taste or smell
- Blocked nose and/or sensitivity in the eyes
- Muscle aches
- Feeling weak and tired
- Sore throat
- Stomach pains
- Gastroenteritis symptoms (i.e. nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhoea)
- The child or a member of the family came into contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days
If your child or any other member of your family presents with any of the symptoms listed above, the student:
- cannot come to school
- has to isolate at home and contact the school
- has to contact the family physician/paediatrician to receive further guidance
- can return to school only with a doctor’s note
- If any student or a member of the student’s family tested positive or came into contact with a known positive case:
- the family will have to inform the school immediately and remain in quarantine
- the family will be contacted directly by the Ministry of Health to receive guidelines
- the family will have to immediately take a COVID-19 test
- If a family member(s) came into close contact with a positive Covid-19 case they have to immediately take a test. Even if the test result is negative, they will still have to remain in isolation for 14 days otherwise their child cannot come to school.
- If a family member(s) has travelled back from a Category C country, they will have to remain in isolation for 14 days otherwise their child cannot come to school.
- A close contact is defined as a contact of >15 minutes duration at a distance of <2 metres from the outbreak with a confirmed COVID-19 infection or immediate contact with excretions of the respiratory system without the use of personal protective equipment