53 schools in Scotland and Northern Ireland have seen coronavirus outbreaks – with at least 106 pupils and teachers infected and more than 19,000 pupils in isolation after potential exposure.
Children have been back in school in those nations for a maximum of two weeks.
Teachers in England continue to point out the lack of clarity in the latest government guidelines and in many cases a near-complete lack of adaptations by schools ahead of English schools’ return next week.
Boris Johnson’s deadly ‘herd immunity’ plan is alive and well – and the BBC is helping to deflect attention from the obvious with big stretches of credulity in its claims that outbreaks in schools aren’t connected to schools:
Despite the warning signs in Scotland and Northern Ireland, a clear and continuing increase in infections in England and warnings from the government’s own SAGE group of scientists, the Tories continue to press ahead and are also pushing more people to return to workplaces.
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