“We have issued very detailed guidance to schools about hygiene, about keeping children in these bubbles – class-sized bubbles in primary schools, year-group bubbles in secondary schools – making sure children aren’t unnecessarily mixing with other children in the school, staggered lunch breaks, staggered play times, doing everything that we can to minimise contact – one-way systems through schools and so on – so that children are safe in school.”
At the time of writing, Britain has the twelfth-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world.
The UK has recorded more than 310,000 coronavirus cases at the time of writing.
The death toll in Britain is currently over 46,000.
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