Jacky Kennedy, the head of St Josephs Catholic High School in Workington has announced that the school has had two positive cases of Covid diagnosed over the weekend.
Jacky said: "One of our cleaning staff and a student in Year 9 Set 2 / Year 9 St Patrick tutor group are positive.
"The student was only in school last week for a limited time on Wednesday morning.
"Our cleaner has been absent since Wednesday and works at the end of the day when she is in.
"I have sent an email to parents of the students in these two groups. Please check your emails.
"The teacher who tested positive a while ago is back in school today.
"I know this will be concerning for you all. Please be assured that we are doing all we can to ensure parents have all the information they need.