A YEAR GROUP at a Hyndburn school have told parents and children to stay at homes after a positive coronavirus test.

Bosses at Mount Carmel School posted on social media about the news this morning (Friday).

A spokesman said: "Due to just receiving notification of a positive COVID result in Year 9, school will be closed today (Friday 16.10.20) for this year group.

"Further information will be issued later in the day."