Some Cape Town Schools Close Over Coronavirus Fears

United Herzlia Schools decided to close its eight campuses in Cape Town in a proactive move after a parent of a learner, who returned from abroad, confirmed he had possibly been in contact with the virus and had started displaying symptoms.

The Jewish community schools, which includes Herzlia high school, middle school, three primary schools, as well as three pre-primary schools, will be closed until the outcome of the parent’s test results come back on Friday.

United Herzlia Schools executive director Andries van Renssen issued a statement on Tuesday in which he said teachers would use this time to prepare for online learning, should the need arise.

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