Due to the number of corona infections, longer Christmas holidays for education

Due to the number of corona infections, longer Christmas holidays for education

Prime Minister Mark Rutte and health minister Hugo de Jonge announced new measures on Friday to reduce the number of infections and hospital admissions. A longer school holiday is not part of the announced measures.

Longer Christmas holidays

When the wave of contamination rose at the end of last year, the Outbreak Management Team (OMT) also mentioned a longer Christmas holiday as an option to reduce the number of corona infections more quickly. Minister Arie Slob (Education) did not think that was a good idea at the time.

In its advice, the OMT also calls for “attention to Black Friday and the risks associated with the crowds in (shopping) centers, especially now that measures are being tightened”.

By: ANP

Due to the number of corona infections, longer Christmas holidays for education
Source link Due to the number of corona infections, longer Christmas holidays for education

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