“Even rarer indeed if they don’t have an underlying health condition. If they have got an underlying health condition that means it would be a problem then they would have received a letter from the NHS.
“So, it is safe for the children but they also do risk spreading the disease which is why we have limited this so much.
“We think so long as the rate of new cases keeps coming down, we think that it’s okay to make this small change in the first place because education is also important.
“We will keep a very, very close eye on it but the real message, the most important message that I want to get over to parents like me in these circumstances is that it is safe for your child at school.”
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Published at Tue, 12 May 2020 09:56:00 +0000