COLLEGE students are self isolating after a student tested positive for coronavirus, Hereford Sixth Form College has confirmed.

In an email sent to students, the college said they were sorry to announce that a student member of the college community has tested positive for Covid-19.

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"In line with the Public Health England advice, the small number of students who have been in closer contact with the individual who has tested positive for coronavirus have received a letter informing them that they must stay at home for 14 days," the college said.

"The college remains open and students should continue to attend as normal if they remain well.

"The following advice is issued to help our understanding. If students develop symptoms of Covid-19, they must not come to college and should remain at home for at least 10 days from the date when their symptoms appearedd. Anyone with symptoms will be eligible for testing and this can be arranged via or by calling 119.

"All other household members who remain well, must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days. This includes anyone in your 'support bubble'.

Other Herefordshire educational settings to have confirmed coronavirus cases so far include Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School in Hereford, Queen Elizabeth High School in Bromyard, Ross-on-Wye's John Kyrle High School and Whitecross Hereford High School.