By Linda Hall •
Published: 18 Sep 2020 • 10:24
ALFAZ: Pupils quarantined after positive case. Instituto pupils quarantined.
TWENTY first-year pupils at Alfaz’s Instituto L’Arabi high school were quarantined after a class mate tested positive for Covid-19.
Families received letters informing them that the children needed to remain at home following established procedures until September 25.
The health centre would also contact families for PCR tests on pupils considered to have been in close contact with the positive case, they were told.
Parents were also advised to ring the designated telephone number if their child showed symptoms compatible with Covid-19.
Elsewhere in the Marina Baja, pupils from five classes in Benidorm primary schools are now totally or partially quarantined, as well as two classes at La Nucia’s Instituto.
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You ought to do some research into the PCR test. The person who invented it won an award for it, but it was not developed for the purpose of testing for covid 19 and the inventor has stated this quite clearly. The test will come up positive if it detects fragments of viruses in the person being tested. We all have these fragments in us if we have had a cold or the flu. Testing positive using the PCR test does not prove that someone has Covid 19 – it proves that at some time, they have had or currently have a virus which can be one of many in circulation. To shutdown facilities and countries on the basis of this test is beyond ridiculous. If you would like some links to sources please email me
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