Schools: COVID-19 Guidance

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:45 pm on 14th March 2022.

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Photo of Edwin Poots Edwin Poots DUP 2:45 pm, 14th March 2022

We do not have the current figures, but we know that COVID-19 is still prevalent and that there is a lot of it around. However, the strains have become diluted and therefore the impact of it, in terms of the number of people who have to go into hospital because of it and be treated in an intensive care unit, has reduced considerably. Therefore, the decisions made by the Department of Education and all other Departments will reflect that.