RUMOR: A rumor is being circulated that a student at St Ignatius had tested positive for COVID-19. The rumor which is being circulated on What's App states:
Just received this:-Another child has it in Catholic School. Trident Trust is currently lockdown because it’s the XX child.
PENDING: St Ignatius has since responded to say the school was not in a position to confirm or deny that a student tested positive for COVID-19.
“The school will not be able to release further information in relation to this rumor until we hear anything official from Public Health, the Ministry of Education, or Cayman Islands Government. Please be assured that we are taking an active approach here and are endeavoring to find further information from these agencies,” the school said in a release Tuesday.
“We respectfully request that you adhere to information from official school communications or from official sources from Cayman Islands Government or Public Health,” the release continues.
St Ignatius said as soon as it has official information, parents and members of the school's community will be informed.