WavebreakMediaMicro/ Adobe Stock A new record. The number of classes closed due to the epidemic of Covid-20 settled, Friday 14 January, to 08.395 against 9.202 last week, the highest level since spring 2020, announced the Ministry of National Education. This figure includes classes that are closed due to cases of Covid-14, despite the removal of the rule of a class closure for three cases of Covid, and those who are due to the absence of teachers. This represents 2,73% from 597.73 country classes.
Before the Christmas holidays, only 2.1400 classes were closed, then this figure rose rapidly after the reentry under the effect of the
Omicron wave. By comparison, last April, the number of closed classes had increased to more than 14.000 (11.272 classes on April 2) before schools close for several weeks. 202 school structures are closed (0,38%), of which 200 schools, 20 colleges and 11 high schools, specifies the ministry in his press release.
More 300.00 confirmed cases of Covid among students
About the contaminations, some 380.768 cases of Covid have been confirmed among the students and 27.571 among staff in accumulation over the last seven days, added the ministry, while infections have multiplied in schools since the start of the school year.