A PRIMARY school in Herefordshire has said it has been "made aware" of a coronavirus case.

Leominster Primary School said a "small number of children" have now been told to self-isolate for 14 days.

In a letter to parents, Tim Mamak, headteacher at the school in Hereford Road, did not confirm if the individual was a pupils or member of staff.

"We have been made aware of a member of our school community who has tested positive for Covid-19," he said.

"We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England.

"This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be assured that the most people, coronavirus (Covid-19) will be a mild illness.

"The small number of children have been in close contact with the individual who has tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have received a letter informing them that their child must stay at home for 14 days.

"The school remains open and your child to continue to attend as normal if they remain well."

The school is the third primary school in Herefordshire to confirm a coronavirus case today (Monday). This morning, St Francis Xavier in Hereford and St Mary's in Fownhope confirmed cases.

The Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School has also confirmed a pupil has tested positive for coronavirus.