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Breaking: runaway C19 school crisis as number of outbreaks passes 1,000

As predicted earlier this week, the number of schools hit by the coronavirus has passed 1,000* – at least 1,002 schools affected. The national breakdown shows that England continues to drive the crisis:

  • England 745
  • Scotland 120
  • Northern Ireland 74
  • Wales 63

A disaster that was rapidly accelerating has become a runaway fuelled by Tory decisions and delays and the collusion of right-wing Labour.

*Figure compiled from local news reports, school bulletins and NHS updates by @ToryFibs

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2 comments

  1. A crisis which is already a farce because of the lack of available testing, and the lack of something as simple as an accessible advice line for school heads. These same heads have written a joint letter with school governors association to Boris (the beast) Johnson asking that he take on personal oversight of matters which they feel are falling between two stools, health and education so (so Hancock and Williamson being the stools in question. . .)

    They’re desperate of course, and who can blame them. But they should perhaps heed those two well known sayings:
    1. Things can always get worse.
    2. Be careful what you wish for.

  2. Never heard ‘sour bill’ hancockup and ‘private pike’ williamson referred to as ‘stools’ before…

    Everything they touch turns to ‘stool’.

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