West Wallsend and Mount Hutton public schools were slated to re-open in the Hunter on Tuesday after both were closed after students tested positive for COVID-19.
NSW Health confirmed 36 students and 14 staff as close contacts at Mount Hutton Public School, along with 17 students and 7 staff at West Wallsend Public School.
Both schools were closed on Friday as staff and students were asked to self-isolate in line with the state's public health advice. A spokesperson for NSW Education said in a statement overnight that the schools have been thoroughly cleaned in accordance with NSW Health protocols.
Mount Hutton Public School and West Wallsend Public School were among six others to re-open after COVID-19 exposure in September.
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