This article has been updated
Information reaching our news centre is that the junior campus of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) has been closed because of a COVID-19 incident at the educational facility.
BVI News understands that at least two students at the school tested positive for COVID-19.
As such, education officials have decided to switch the entire junior school back to online learning effective today, Monday, November 29.
Highly-placed sources told our news centre that this is to avoid any potential spread of the virus.
The Road Town campus was visibly empty when BVI News visited the location around 7:50 am Monday morning. On a normal day of school, students and teachers would have already been arriving at that hour.
While confirming the reports this morning, Education Minister Dr Natalio Wheatley told our news centre, “we will be online for a few days to ensure safety”.
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