BRADFORD Council has said “steps have been put in place” at a city primary school after an outbreak of Covid-19.

A number of positive cases of the virus have been recorded at Shirley Manor Primary Academy in Methuen Oval, Wyke, since schools reopened last week.

Bradford Council said it is supporting the school in controlling the outbreak.

Families with children at the school have raised complaints about the virus at the school, with one man saying his grandson had contracted Covid along with several other pupils, blaming a “full school assembly”.

Another said the school was “riddled”, with Year 2 pupil parents urged to get their children tested, and the reintroduction of face masks and social distancing, but said it was “too little too late”

A Bradford Council spokesperson said: “The school has had some positive cases. The school has put in place steps to minimise the infection spreading.

“We continue to provide support to schools all across the district at this difficult time. It’s important that we all work together to stop the spread of the virus.”

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