Special school in Stevenage closed for deep clean due to coronavirus
- Credit: Archant
A special school in Stevenage will be temporarily closed as a result of the coronavirus.
Greenside School, in Shephall Green, has been given permission by the Department for Health to close for a deep clean on Monday, amid calls for all schools to close as the outbreak continues.
Greenside is a special school for pupils with a range of complex, severe and learning difficulties, aged 2 to 19.
It took to its website and said: 'This is a temporary message to enable a full assessment and deep clean to take place.
'The school is set to reopen on Tuesday, March 19.'
You may also want to watch:
As it stands, 1,140 people in the UK have tested positive for the virus - including 20 in Hertfordshire - and 21 people have died.
- 1 Tottenham test for Stevenage after draw for Papa John's Trophy
- 2 Stevenage council: 'More flats will bring life to town'
- 3 Stevenage nursing home celebrates Pride
- 4 Lidl targets new Hertfordshire store locations
- 5 Hitchin Boys' teacher honoured with national award
- 6 Residents consulted on redevelopment of Letchworth's Hawksley bungalows
- 7 79-year-old pens autobiography inspired by move to Hitchin care home
- 8 Stevenage get big derby clash in first round of Carabao Cup
- 9 Woman trapped in car after colliding with tree on A602
- 10 Broadband speeds 15x faster than average set to arrive thanks to major investment