The period of returning from vacation will be crucial in the fight against the coronavirus. The #Minister of #Education, #Caroline Désir (PS), wanted to send a message.
#Four days before the resumption of compulsory education, the minister insists that all school staff and all students, all levels of education combined, strictly comply with the quarantine measures decided on #Wednesday by the committee. consultation for #Belgians returning to their country after holidays abroad.
“Everything must be done to avoid compromising the efforts made for several weeks by the entire population, taking into account the risk represented by the period of return from vacation, particularly in the context of the appearance of a new variant of the virus ”, presses the minister, quoted in a press release.
“(I) therefore appeal to the responsibility of all staff members and parents returning from the red zone by inviting them to strictly comply with the quarantine and test instructions”.
#Following the decisions of the consultation committee on #Wednesday, as of #December 31, all people who have traveled for more than 48 hours in a red zone are considered high-risk contacts and are therefore subject to a mandatory quarantine of at least 7 days. , from which they will be able to exit in the event of negative test results passed on the first and seventh days of quarantine.
#For children, the screening obligation only applies to those over 6 years old.
The #Minister also specifies that the specific rules applicable to the administrative and pecuniary status of staff members as well as to student absences due to #Covid quarantine remain unchanged compared to previous circulars.
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