A group of students and staff at one of Cornwall's main colleges have gone into isolation after one of them was confirmed to have coronavirus.

A spokesperson for Penwith College in Penzance that on Monday this week a further education student at the college received a positive test result for Covid-19.

The spokesperson said: "As required by Department for Education guidance, the college worked with Public Health England and immediately contacted all learners and staff who had contact with that student, advising them to self-isolate for 14 days from the last day of contact - Monday, September 28.

"Parents of those affected by this measure have also been contacted. Students will be taught online during this period."

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He added that no other students or staff needed to self-isolate at this time, unless they had been told to.

"The safety of our staff and students remains our priority and we continue to follow government and Public Health England advice.

"If you have any Covid-19 related concerns or to find out the latest guidance on symptoms and self-isolation please visit www.nhs.uk or call NHS 111," added the spokesperson.