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Covid’s situation at Košice primary schools is deteriorating – Korzár Košice


Oct 13, 2021

The number of quarantined students has almost doubled in a week.

12. Oct 2021 at 17:27 TASR

KOŠICE. After a three-week steady decline in the number of students with the disease covid-19 the situation at primary schools (elementary schools) in the founding powers of the city of Košice began to deteriorate again.

The municipality informs about it on its website, stating that the number of quarantined students has increased to more than 600.

There were 380 of them a week ago.

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21 students and four employees are infected

As stated by the head of the education department of the Košice City Hall, Beáta Lopušniaková, based on reports from all 34 primary schools, 21 infected pupils and four school employees are registered on Tuesday.

Since the beginning of this week, positively tested pupils and staff have been added to 11 city schools.

Park Angelinum Elementary School, Masarykova Elementary School, Janigova Elementary School and Bruselská Elementary School have the most new cases.

According to her, the disease occurs in 16 schools, which is almost half of all their primary schools.

There are 25 quarantined classes that students have had to transfer to online teaching.

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Three percent of students learn at a distance

“In total, distance learning concerns more than 600 students, which is about three percent of all our schoolchildren. A week ago, it was only 380 students, “she said, adding that three teachers must be quarantined with the students.

As she pointed out, since they have not yet taken the opportunity to be vaccinated against covid-19, they cannot teach in-school at school, according to the valid covid machine.