Covid hits school, workers lose hours

Fake vaccination and mask exemption certificates prompt police warning of $1000 fines

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

THE COVID-19 virus is spreading through the Toodyay community with up to three new cases a day reported at Toodyay District High School before the Easter break.

More than 700 Wheatbelt cases were recorded in the first week of April, with new cases growing to 90 a day.

Increasing numbers of Toodyay residents were testing positive using Rapid Antigen Tests available at the town’s pharmacy and IGA store, and others were self-isolating at home after having been in close contact with people who tested positive.

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