Sydney schools ask students returning from China to stay away amid coronavirus fears

Several private schools are demanding medical certificates for children who have been to coronavirus-affected areas of ChinaSeveral Sydney private schools have banned students who have recently visited China from returning to school without medical certificates, as concerns grow about the spread of coronavirus.Pymble Ladies College in Sydney ’s north has told parents in a text message they should not send their daughters to school for at least 14 days after returning to Australia from an affected area of China, or after contact with someone who had visited an affected area.Continue reading...
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