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Coronavirus precautions in place at Prince George & Princess Charlotte’s school


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The school attended by Prince George and Princess Charlotte is one of 40 in the UK which has been impacted by the rapid spread of the Coronavirus.

No pupils or staff have been diagnosed with the highly infectious disease, however four pupils have been isolated and are undergoing testing to see if they have the Covid-19 illness.

It is understood that four pupils are in self-isolation after being sent home from Thomas’s Battersea in southwest London where a number of royal children are enrolled as students.

Two of the children are reported to have recently returned from Italy with flu-like symptoms.

Speaking to Spanish news website El Confidencel, a school spokesperson said: “Like all schools, we are taking very seriously the potential risks related to the spread of Covid-19 and to this end we are following the Government’s instructions to the letter on infection prevention and case management in which it is suspected that some staff member or students exposed to the virus or showing any symptoms.”

“We currently have a very small number of students who have been evaluated and these individuals currently remain in their homes waiting to receive the results of their exams.

“All parents have been informed and we have maintained regular communication with our school community to ensure that councils are shared and important information circulated.

“Of course, we will preserve the confidentiality of staff and students, and we will not comment on specific cases.”