All students, staff and vendors at Victoria Junior College (VJC) who had taken the Covid-19 swab tests as required by the Ministry of Health (MOH) have tested negative, the Ministry of Education (MOE) reported in a press release on May 13.
All staff members and students at VJC underwent Covid-19 PCR swab tests after one student at the school tested positive for Covid-19 on May 7.
The student was last in school on May 5.
To date, those who are on Quarantine Order have also tested negative for their swab tests and are well.
Physical lessons to resume from May 17
MOH has also updated on May 11 that epidemiological investigations have found that the VJC student who tested positive for Covid-19 is linked to the Changi Airport (Case 62873) cluster.
Physical lessons will resume at the school from May 17 (Monday) as planned.
VJC had shifted to Full Home-Based Learning (HBL) from May 10 to May 14 after the case was reported.
The school will continue to monitor the well-being of all students and staff, as well as ensure the implementation of all necessary Safe Management Measures, said MOE.
The student, who was originally reported as an unlinked case, was later found to be linked to the cluster at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Read more:
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