A Secondary School In Cork Has Been Told Students In The Care Of An SNA Who Tested Positive For Covid Are Not Close Contacts

The special needs assistant tested positive for the virus

The main secondary teachers' union the ASTI has expressed its concerns following the report in today's Irish Examiner. 

The SNA tested positive two weeks ago, but had been teaching at the school just three weeks back. 

Sinn Féin’s education spokesman Donnchadh O’Laoghaire says he has major worries about the contact tracing regime for schools:

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