Ministry: Tuberculosis that killed ASJA Girls' staff member not contagious

The Ministry of Education says that the necessary measures were taken to allay the concerns of the staff, students and parents of the ASJA Girls' College, Charlieville following the death of one of the school's auxiliary staff.

The passing has raised concerns for stakeholders of the college as her cause of death was identified as pulmonary Tuberculosis.

The ministry says it was advised that the latent case of the disease that had been contracted was in no way contagious and staff and students would not be affected.

17-year-old ASJA Girls' College student missing since Sunday

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 17-year-old Shantal Lal.

Shantal, a Form 4 pupil of the ASJA Girls’ College, Barrackpore, was last seen at her Oropouche South Trace, Barrackpore, home around 5:00pm on Sunday 11th June, 2017.

She was reported missing to the Barrackpore Police Station, around 5:00pm on Monday 12th June, 2017, by her mother, Kamla Lal.