Tue. Dec 7th, 2021


TAFE NSW Albury says a COVID-19 positive person attended the scene last week. In a statement to The Border Mail, a spokesman for TAFE NSW said the person who attended the Albury campus on Tuesday, October 12, tested positive for COVID-19. “TAFE NSW notified anyone who may have had potential exposure and recommended that they be tested, isolate themselves and monitor for symptoms,” the spokeswoman wrote. “TAFE NSW can confirm that it met the capacity requirement of four square meters per person together with other COVID-19 safety measures, such as wearing masks, hand cleaning and cleaning of frequent touch points.” The spokesman said the campus was closed for deep cleaning Monday, Oct. 18 and Tuesday, Oct. 19. “Classes have been run pretty much during this time,” she said. “TAFE NSW follows NSW public health orders and NSW government requirements, including the guidelines for returning to vocational education and training, to ensure the safety of students and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.” IN OTHER NEWS: The site is among several border schools and educational sites that have been exposed to COVID. St Augustine’s Primary School in Wodonga yesterday registered five positive cases in its school community. Murray High School said a student tested positive for the virus on Facebook. Xavier High School had a member of the school community test positive for COVID-19. Lavington East Public School prompted a student to return a positive COVID test, but the school reopened Oct. 18. Indie School Albury Wodonga, Albury Campus, reported a positive case on its Facebook page. St John’s Lutheran School and Little Saints Preschool identified themselves as an exposure site, and Jindera Public School got a member of the community to test positive for COVID-19. Howlong Little One’s early learning also caused a member of the community to test positive. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how to continue accessing our trusted content:



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