September 30, 2020 12.15 pm This story is over 43 months old

Scunthorpe college latest with COVID-19 case

A bubble of 11 now self-isolating

John Leggott College in Scunthorpe has has a positive case of coronavirus, who is now self-isolating at home.

The college West Common Lane has not said whether or not the case is a member of staff or a student.

Everyone who has been in close contact with the individual affected has been told, which is allegedly a small bubble of 11 people.

The college said: “With nearly 2,000 people in our community, we recognised that a positive test was always a possibility, so before reopening this month we put things in place to reduce the risk of infection as far as we could.

“As a result of the positive test we have now put further response plans into action.”

More than 25 schools in Greater Lincolnshire have been affected by COVID-19 since term started.