France’s Schooling Minister, Jean-Michel Blanquer, on Friday, confirmed that 22 faculties have needed to shut down, on account of an increase in coronavirus circumstances.
Blanquer famous that over half of those circumstances have been within the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion.
Talking with Europe 1 radio, he, nevertheless, stated he was happy with how the return to high school had progressed since youngsters went again on Tuesday.
10 faculties have closed in mainland France and 12 on La Reunion, the place there was a current surge in COVID-19 circumstances.
As much as 130 lessons have additionally been halted inside faculties and the minister stated the authorities have been checking round 250 incidents associated to Coronavirus in faculties day by day.
These incidents are primarily linked to “elements exterior college regarding individuals who might have been contaminated” over the summer season, he stated.
Greater than three COVID circumstances imply that the varsity is briefly shut, he stated.
France is at present experiencing a surge in coronavirus circumstances, with 7,157 new circumstances reported on Thursday.