We have been informed by the Communicable Disease Control Branch of SA Health that a staff member at Pennington School R to 7 has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
The Department for Education has enacted its COVID-19 protocol and shut the site for a minimum of 24 hours.
Parents and carers are currently being contacted.
Public health officials are carrying out contact tracing and the Department for Education and SA Health will inform anyone who needs to self-isolate.
As soon as the site is vacated we will thoroughly clean the relevant areas consistent with the recommendations for environmental management for prevention of transmission of coronavirus.
The site will not reopen until public health officials indicate it is safe to do so.