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Study finds very low numbers of COVID-19 outbreaks in schools

 

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Study finds very low numbers of COVID-19 outbreaks in schools

Public Health England detected just 67 individual cases and 30 outbreaks among students and staff after schools reopened in June until they closed for the summer.

Only 0.01% of pre-schools and primary schools had an outbreak, all of which were successfully contained and 70 children and 128 staff were affected. Over the same period, there were 25,470 cases recorded in England as a whole. More….