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MetiNews.Com - The school is giving out face coverings to pupils who do not have them

Liverpool news New mask rules at school after coronavirus infection MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The school is giving out face coverings to pupils who do not have them

Liverpool news  New mask rules at school after coronavirus infection MetiNews.Com
16 September 2020 - 16:16

Breaking News ! A Merseyside school has told children they must wear face coverings in corridors from today. The instruction comes as a member of support staff at The Mosslands School in Wallasey has had to self-isolate after testing positive for coronavirus. Head teacher Adrian Whiteley said the staff member had contact with a very small number of fellow staff and students at the boys' school, all of whom are now self-isolating for 14 days. In Mr Whiteley’s email to parents, seen by the ECHO, he said that everyone who needs to be contacted has been and that there is no reason for anyone else to be concerned about this Covid-19 infection. On his school’s new rules, Mr Whiteley said: “I have been informed by Public Health England that due to the increasing infection rate of Covid-19, all pupils must wear a face covering in corridors and public areas of the building from Wednesday. Read More Related Articles Sign up for the free Liverpool Echo newsletters Read More Related Articles The Liverpool Echo has a free app and here's how to download it “This should be a different face covering from the one they wear on public transport.” Mr Whiteley told the ECHO that not everyone was wearing face coverings on public transport and for those who are able to this needs to change. The head teacher’s email added: “If your son travelled by public transport this morning he should have a face covering with him already. “If for any reason he does not have one, he can collect a mask from the school office for his journey home today.” Several schools in Wirral have been hit by coronavirus since their full return earlier this month.

. * How has going back to school been for you and your family? Share your views here It is understood that infections have also been confirmed at Ridgeway High School, Brackenwood Infant School and Bidston Village Primary School. A total of 288 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Wirral between September 5 and September 11. That puts the borough’s infection rate at 89 per 100,000 people, incredibly close to the rate of 90 per 100,000 which saw extra restrictions put in place in Birmingham. Along with the rest of Merseyside, Wirral is now on the government’s official coronavirus watch list. This means that the government is now closely monitoring the situation in Merseyside and could soon impose new restrictions if cases continue to rise. Keep up to date with coronavirus cases in your area by adding your postcode below Already, visits to care homes have been banned in Knowsley after the borough’s infection rate reached 98.8 per 100,000 on Saturday. As well as this, adults in Knowsley will be required to wear face masks when visiting schools and parents and carers have been asked to make sure only one adult per family attends schools at pick-up and drop-off times.

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