Covid-19: outbreak with 49 cases closes Sintra school

Colégio Cosme e Damião, in Rio de Mouro, Sintra has an active covid-19 outbreak. The outbreak of infection was confirmed TVI24 by the Regional Health Administration of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (ARSLVT), who added that the first case was detected in an employee between March 24th and March 31st.

As determined by the health authority, the college was eventually closed.

So far, more than 500 people have been tested – including employees, children and their cohabitants – 49 positive cases have been identified “, informs ARSLVT, adding that the result of 135 tests remains to be known.

ARSLVT states that it is monitoring the situation, having determined the public health measures appropriate to the situation according to the guidelines of the Directorate-General for Health.

Among these measures are the disinfection of the building, testing, confinement of positive cases and the prophylactic isolation of risk contacts.

In the middle of March, 1st cycle students returned to face-to-face classes, after almost a month of confinement. For this Monday, the beginning of the face-to-face classes of students from the 2nd and 3rd cycles is scheduled.

2021-04-03 20:34

Redaction / Dora Crispim


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