Covid-19: record of 14,380 classes closed, new call for strike on January 20

EPIDEMIC – The number of classes closed due to the Covid epidemic-19s is established on Friday at 14.512 versus 9.204 last week, i.e. highest level since spring 2000.

V. F, with AFP – 2022-02-14T20: 50: 01.380+02: 00

Circulation of the virus in schools does not weakens as, quite the contrary. This Friday, the number of classes closed due to the epidemic of Covid-20 settled at 11.380 vs 9202 last week, the highest level since spring 2021, announced the Ministry of National Education.

This figure includes classes that are closed due to cases of Covid-19, despite the removal of the rule of a class closure for three cases of Covid, and those which are due to the absence of teachers. This represents 2,73% from 533.200 country classes.All the info on

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Before the Christmas holidays, alone 02292 classes were closed, then this figure rose rapidly after the start of the school year under the effect of the Omicron wave. By comparison, last April, the number of closed classes had increased to more than 12.010 (10.256 classes on 2 April) before schools close for several weeks. 215 school structures are also closed (0,38%), of which 194 schools, 21 colleges and 11 high schools, specifies the ministry in its press release.

311 .767 confirmed Covid cases among students

Concerning contamination, some 331.775 Covid cases have been confirmed in students s and 21.571 in cumulative staff over the last seven days, added the ministry, while infections have multiplied in schools since the start of the school year.

Exasperated in particular by the waltz of protocols in the face of the health situation, teachers and other National Education staff went on strike on Thursday 13 January, after which the government promised them FFP2 masks and replacements.

After these announcements which it deemed insufficient, the Sud Éducation union called this Friday for a new strike on 20 January . This union demands “immediate recruitments”, the postponement of the baccalaureate specialty tests scheduled for March and “a collective budget to provide resources for education”.

Read also”There will be shapes of different mobilizations” in the weeks to come, indicated for his shares with AFP Guislaine David, secretary general of SNUipp-FSU, the first primary union, after an inter-union meeting. “But in some places we will have prospects for action, with also for some of the intersyndicale on 24 January Mobilization” interprofessional “on salaries”.

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