Circuit-breaker lockdown necessary to stop rising Covid-19 cases in secondary schools, NEU says

Fiona Simpson
Monday, October 19, 2020

A two-week “circuit-breaker” lockdown should be introduced to suppress rising Covid-19 cases among vulnerable secondary school and post-16 education students, the National Education Union (NEU) has said.

Secondary schools should close for two weeks over half term, the NEU says. Picture: Adobe Stock
Secondary schools should close for two weeks over half term, the NEU says. Picture: Adobe Stock

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