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Schools face ‘many more’ outbreaks if new measures are not taken

Virus showing no sign of slowing down says expert as pupils return

A top virologist has warned of “many more” Covid outbreaks in schools unless extra measures are put in place as the new term starts.

Thousands of children returned to classrooms on Tuesday after a two week break, with concerns that not enough has been done to prevent a spate of further closures as the Department of Health reported over 30,000 new positive cases in Northern Ireland over the New Year weekend.


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