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44 school outbreak? please @Scintillant, give some more details

Discussion in 'News' started by Corvuscorax, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    Scintillant wrote this on another thread, I hope they, or someone else can give more details, when? where? what type of school? how many people involved?how serious? what was done about it? were the schools closed again? where is this information?
  2. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

  3. Lalad

    Lalad Star commenter

    It appears in PHE's weekly Covid-19 surveillance report, published 3 days ago, which you can access online.
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  4. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    Does anybody have any linkes with a school where an outbreak has happened? What wasthe response? was the school closed down?
  5. shevington2

    shevington2 New commenter

    if you go on the internet and type in Closed schools in Leicester that will provide you with a list of schools. Then go on each school web site to see what is happening
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  6. hhhh

    hhhh Star commenter

    Not exactly close 'links' as you've requested, but I have friends in France/Germany and we've all heard there were outbreaks when schools reopened, plus apparently a school in this country was closed due to Covid https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-52635611 according to a friend who sent me this info.
    My question is what are we going to do about this? Are the unions going to let schools open 'as normal' while still expecting parents and grandparents to wear masks and distance in the shops, while gyms remain closed for safety reasons, and while these people are still expected to work from home if possible? What's the point, if their child has effectively been mixing with thousands (not to mention the fact that some children/staff have serious health problems after catching it)? Or are the unions still asking for bubbling/distancing in September?
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  7. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    How do unions prevent schools from opening ‘as normal’?
  8. Catgirl1964

    Catgirl1964 Established commenter

    I think distancing should still be insisted upon in schools in Sept especially as this may well be the rule in the rest of society. It should not be a case of the govt thinking ‘How can we get all students back? Hey, just get rid of the rule to keep 1m apart! Forget about the increased risk of passing on infection the closer you are...it suits our purpose.’
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  9. Newidentity

    Newidentity New commenter

    I see 2 possible scenarios in September.

    1. The 1m rule, social distancing, shielding, grandparents looking after children rules will all be scrapped to allow schools to return as normal.

    2. Wave 2 will be in full force, and full lockdown will return.

    And in October, only the second scenario will exist, regardless of which was in force in September.
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  10. runestone08

    runestone08 New commenter

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  11. brush75

    brush75 New commenter

  12. BillyBobJoe

    BillyBobJoe Lead commenter

    One particularly virulent peripatetic member of staff? I imagine an ed psych could very quickly be a super-spreader, for example.
  13. becky70

    becky70 Occasional commenter

    @Catgirl1964 primary pupils, especially younger ones, can't do social distancing. They try but they can't maintain it.

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