SEP confirms the first case of COVID-19 after returning to face-to-face classes – El Financiero

The Ministry of Public Education (SEP) reported this Thursday that during the return to face-to-face classes, the first positive case for COVID-19 was registered, in an adolescent who is in the first grade of secondary education.

With information from the Federal Educational Authority in Mexico City (AEFCM), the SEP detailed that the student belongs to Technical Secondary School No. 80, located in the Miguel Hidalgo neighborhood, of the mayor’s office of Tláhuac.

The authorities reported that the student’s family notified the school officials that the minor had shown symptoms, and that according to the rapid test that was carried out, he tested positive for SARS-COV-2.


The event was immediately notified to the local health and educational authorities, to take the necessary precautions in order to safeguard the integrity of the school community.

“The educational community decided, as a preventive measure, voluntarily and freely, to resume remote activities, while carrying out epidemiological control actions on those who had contact with the minor,” the SEP said in a statement.

On the other hand, the Williams School, Mixcoac campus, reported two “suspicious” cases to the health and educational authorities, since they had contact with people who were positive; The test was carried out in both, one was negative and the second is awaiting the result. Meanwhile, the community decided to return to distance classes.

On June 7, the Mexico City, Aguascalientes, Sonora Y San Luis Potosi.

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