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Student who allegedly attended face-to-face class tested positive for COVID-19

Attended face-to-face class tested positive for COVID-19

A student from a private school in Cuayan City, Isabela tested for COVID-19 after he allegedly attended face-to-face class, according to Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy.

Mayor Dy said that the student showed mild symptoms and currently in isolation facility.

Dy added that there were 20 students who allegedly came to the said face-to-face class.

The local government unit and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) conducted its investigation regarding the incident.

“Mayroon po kaming currently iniimbestigahan together with CHED dahil apparently nagkaroon ng face-to-face [class] but it was not a normal school time, parang Sunday yata ginawa ‘yon so ito’y parang remedial class,” Dy explained.

Dy reiterates that CHED never allowed private schools to conduct face-to-face classes.

“Hindi in-allow ng CHED that’s why iniimbestigahan po namin dahil umabot rin sa kanila ‘yong report at ‘yon nga po, walang pahintulot mula sa LGU or sa CHED,” anang alkalde.

The private school might lose its permit to operate if proven guilty about the incident.