Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s school latest in UK to have pupils self-isolate because of coronavirus fears

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Four pupils at a primary school which Prince George and Princess Charlotte attend are in self-isolation after a trip to northern Italy, it is understood.

The four from Thomas’s Battersea school in southwest London have had tests and are staying at home as a precautionary measure.

They are now awaiting the test results. None have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

It comes as at least eight schools in the UK have shut and others have sent some pupils home over fears they may have been exposed to COVID-19 – the disease caused by the coronavirus – during ski trips to northern Italy.

A spokesman for Thomas’s Battersea said: “Like all schools we are taking the potential risks connected with the spread of COVID-19 very seriously.”

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