Coronavirus: Much-loved primary school headteacher dies just days after diagnosis

Daily Record is reporting that staff and pupils at a British primary school are in shock after a headteacher died days after being diagnosed with coronavirus. 

Roose Primary School and its nursery, in Cumbria, will close completely on Monday, even to children of essential workers, out of respect for tragic Wendy Jacobs who passed away at the weekend, reports LancashireLive.

The Barrow-in-Furness headteacher was cared for at Furness General Hospital after contracting Covid-19.

Official figures from the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England, released on Sunday morning, showed 78,340 people had been tested for coronavirus in the UK, with 5,683 patients confirmed positive.

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  1. Rose Wilson

    There are no words at this extremely difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, school staff and pupils of this Head Teacher.

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