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- Is It Safe to Reopen Schools? These Countries Say Yes
“But Denmark, Austria, Norway, Finland, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and most other countries that have reopened classrooms haven’t had outbreaks in schools or day-care centers.”
- SWEDEN: New restrictions in Sweden for households with coronavirus infections
“We have always thought that it is very important for children to go to school”, Tegnell told news wire TT when asked why children and young people don’t have to stay at home in the event of a confirmed infection in the household.
“The second part is that we now have a pretty good basis for saying that children are not a driving force in this spread of infection. They sometimes become contagious but rarely become seriously ill and very rarely infect other people,” Tegnell added.
- ITALY: Kids happy in school, they must stay there says Azzolina
“Azzolina stressed: “The numbers and analyses from the Higher Health Institute confirm to us that contagion does not take place in schools.“
- FRANCE: Covid-19: Will schools in France close again?
““It is out of the question that we send all children home, or even close entire schools at the first alarm,” Health Minister Olivier Véran said when he announced the strategy switch on September 23rd.”
- SPAIN: Early study in Spain shows school reopenings have not led to increased coronavirus spread
“A report by a team from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) has concluded that the first weeks of the new school year in Spain have not had a significant impact on the evolution of the coronavirus epidemic.”
- NORWAY: ‘Closing schools may have made virus spread faster’: Norway health agency
“In its latest briefing note for the agency concludes that closing schools for fifth to the tenth class has had “a little or negative effect on reducing infection”, while closing kindergartens and schools for younger pupils both had only a “little effect”. “