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24 Sep 2021

COVID-19 – Siblings of Covid-Positive Children should Isolate

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“Siblings of COVID-positive children should isolate too” says Cumbria Public Health

New self-isolation guidance has been issued to schools across Cumbria in a bid to tackle a rise in cases amongst school age children.

Cumbria County Council’s Director of Public Health, Colin Cox is advising that siblings of children who test positive should also self-isolate and should take a PCR test 3-5 days after their sibling has tested positive before returning to school if they’re negative.