Parents of students who attend Saltus Middle and Senior schools were notified that in-class learning will not resume this week after more than 40 staff were potentially exposed to COVID-19.

But the school’s Cavendish and Upper Primary department will reopen for the new school year as scheduled.

In a letter sent out today by the head of the school, Deryn Lavell said: “Last night we were informed by the Ministry of Health that because of the potential COVID-19 exposure at Saltus last week during staff training and orientation we now have 41 members of staff Health consider as close contacts.

The letter was also published on the local social media circuit this morning: