Dear Parents/Guardians,  
 
COVID CASE UPDATE
Since our update yesterday, the College has been notified of five further cases of COVID-19, one in Year 5 (5C), one in Year 7 (7A), one in Year 9 (9B) and two in Year 11 (one in 11B and one in 11D). 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:
 
Kindergarten – 1
Year 2 – 3
Year 3 – 2
Year 5 – 3
Year 7 – 2
Year 8 – 3
Year 9 – 3
Year 11 – 3
Year 12 – 2
 
We have also had one further staff case, in the Primary School.
 
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