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Coronavirus advice

3 February, 2020

On Saturday 1 February 2020, the Commonwealth's Chief Medical Officer and Victoria's Chief Health Officer have now recommended a stronger precautionary approach to managing coronavirus for travellers returned from mainland China (not including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

In addition, the following remains in place, that is parents/guardians/carers of students should ensure that any student is isolated at home and should not attend school for 14 days: 

  • following exposure to any confirmed novel coronavirus case; or  
  • after leaving Hubei Province.    

If you have any queries, please contact the Principal of your school.


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