Cambs schools are set to bring back masks to the face and further away from the social

Face masks are set to return to the hallways of Cambridgeshire schools as part of new advice from the county council.

The advice, from the directors of Public Health and of Education in the area, also includes increasing distance in society.

Director of education for Cambridge County Council Jonathan Lewis said:

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“That’s why we recommend these measures to protect more vulnerable students and staff from contracting the virus and potentially transmitting it to others.

“The immunization program for 12 to 15 year olds has already begun in our schools and we are pleased to be basic until it offers additional protection.”

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Only Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire are currently below the regional or England average.

Data shows more than 50 per cent of recent infections in all areas of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are in the 17 and under age group – attributed to the return of students to school in early September. But recently a small increase has also been seen in older age groups as infections begin to spread to families.

As a result, recommendations have been made to principals of all secondary schools across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to increase prevention measures and help prevent the spread of Covid-19.


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