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What we know, and what we don’t The UK’s £100bn “Operation Moonshot” to roll out mass testing for covid-19 to cities and universities around the country raises two key questions. How infectious are people who test positive but have no symptoms? And, what is their contribution to transmission of...
Don't they have protections in place though? We were informed that a school was the least likely place for a person to contract covid. Schools are restricted with regard to anyone other than staff and students entering the building. Students wear masks, sterilize their hands regularly, are mainly confined to one desk in their main classroom, which they have to sterilize on a regular basis. If they move to another room for a different class, they have to sterilize their workspace. Teachers in secondary have the option to have a two-meter space between themselves and students in the class. Windows are open for ventilation. We were informed primary children were minimal vectors. If it's a problem with primary schools, close primary schools but leave secondary open.