De Lisle College in Loughborough has become the latest to have a case of coronavirus.
In a letter to parents today, headteacher Dr John Pye said a person at the school had tested positive and that a “small number of students” had been instructed to stay at home for 14 days.
It is not clear whether the person testing positive was a staff member or pupil.
He said in the letter: “We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England.
“This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be reassured that for most people, Covid-19 will be a mild illness.”
He said all pupils at the 1,300-pupil school in Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, that had not been asked to isolate should continue to go to school unless they were feeling unwell.
When pupils develop symptoms they are asked not to go to school and stay at home for at least 10 days from the day they first had symptoms.
Anyone in the same household and their support bubble is required to stay at home for 14 days whether or not they have symptoms.
The letter to parents goes on to remind parents of the symptoms of Covid-19 and that they need to wash their hands and use sanitiser to prevent the virus from spreading.
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Schools announcing coronavirus cases has become a regular occurrence in Leicestershire.
On Friday it was announced that Castle Mead Academy in Leicester had a coronavirus case, with an unknown number of youngsters being sent home to isolate.
Later the same day, Latimer Primary School in Anstey announced a case, again saying some pupils had been sent home.
Earlier today it was announced that a second staff member has tested positive for coronavirus at Leicester Grammar School – but no pupils had been asked to self-isolate.
Well over 200 staff and pupils in Leicestershire have now tested positive since the school term started.