Three new Covid cases in Waikato – including two Mangatangi School students

Three new Covid cases in Waikato - including two Mangatangi School students

New ZealandUpdated19 Sep, 2021 09:30 AM3 minutes to readThere were 24 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on September 19th.Three members of a Waikato household linked to a remand prisoner with Covid-19 have also tested positive for the virus.One is a child who was symptomatic while at school on Thursday.The three new cases bring … Read more

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases as restrictions ease slightly and school holidays begin

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The ACT has recorded 15 new COVID-19 cases, at least seven of which spent part of their infectious period in the community and eight currently unlinked to other known cases or clusters.Eight people are currently in hospital with the virus, and one of those remains in intensive care requiring ventilation.Only two of the new cases were in quarantine … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: School rules updated as 57 more cases confirmed in province

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: School rules updated as 57 more cases confirmed in province

New Brunswick has updated its COVID-19 public school guidelines, including banning unvaccinated students 12 and older from sports, and is asking parents to drive bused students, if possible, as case counts continue to spike across the province. The changes, less than two weeks into the school year, come as Public Health announced 57 new cases … Read more

School in Melbourne’s inner north defends stance on remote learning despite COVID-19 outbreak

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The founder of a Melbourne primary school at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak has defended the decision to invite parents to send their children during lockdown, saying it is not on the “lunatic fringe”.Key points:The Fitzroy Community School campus has been listed as a tier 1 exposure siteThe school’s founder says parents were given the … Read more

2 classrooms quarantined due to COVID-19 in the Madison School District | Local Education

2 classrooms quarantined due to COVID-19 in the Madison School District | Local Education

Students, teachers and staff in two classrooms in the Madison School District have been required to quarantine since the start of the new school year, the district said Friday.District spokesperson Tim LeMonds said the effort was done out of an abundance of caution to mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 after one or more students, … Read more

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

“We imagine by second semester, our middle school and high school campuses will be absolutely even safer than they are today,” LAUSD school board member Tanya Ortiz Franklin told CNN’s John Berman on Thursday morning. According to a report included with an online copy of Thursday’s agenda, all students who are 12 or older and … Read more