Dear Parents/Guardians,  

 

COVID CASE UPDATE 

Since our update last Friday, the College has been notified of 20 further cases of COVID-19, one in Pre Primary (PB), one in Year 2 (2B), two in Year 4 (both in 4A). one in Year 5 (5B), one in Year 7 (7C), 11 in Year 9 (four in 9A, six in 9B, one in 9D), one in Year 10 (10A) and two in Year 11 (both in 11A) Please note that not all of these cases were at school during their infectious period. Parents of identified close contacts have been notified. 

This brings our total current confirmed cases for this week (since last Friday) to: 

Pre-Primary – 1  

Year 2 – 1 

Year 4 – 2 

Year 5 – 1  

Year 7 – 1  

Year 9 – 11 

Year 10 – 1 

Year 11 – 2  

The College, through direction from the Department of Health and AISWA, will continue learning as normal this week. College activities may adjust subject to instructions from the Department of Health and AISWA and may change in response to increased community spread. 

COVID REMINDERS AND RESOURCES 

For COVID resources and reminders, please see the COVID-19 Resources page on the College website. 

Reporting a Positive Student Test Result: email covid@mbc.wa.edu.au 

Reporting a Student as a Close Contact: email covidiso@mbc.wa.edu.au 

Advice for all families and staff: 

  • The school remains open. 

  • The College will continue our enhanced cleaning regime. 

  • As for everyone in Western Australia, we ask that you monitor your student/yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result, if symptoms develop. 

  • Please note that the Omicron strain can present with less typical symptoms such as diarrhea, particularly in children. 

  • If you have queries or concerns, please contact WA Health on 1300 316 555 

 

Kind regards, 

 

Rob Gratton and Matt Dusci 

Principals – Mandurah Baptist College