A pupil at a primary school has tested positive for coronavirus, a council has confirmed.

Hertfordshire County Council said there has been a positive Covid-19 test of a year five student at Kings Langley Primary School  - and that pupils in the year group have been sent home as a result.

The council said the year five bubble will be self-isolating for 14 days and the school is following the necessary health and safety procedures in accordance with government guidance.

This comes after two members of staff at Bushey Meads school tested positive for Covid-19.

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The council confirmed that the two members were sent home immediately after testing positive for the virus.

It said that the staff members are self-isolating and neither member has been asked to return to school.

The school is reassuring that children are safe as it issued an email of explanation to parents this morning (September 9), after parents claimed they were left in the dark.