There has been no recorded case of a teacher catching the coronavirus from a student anywhere in the world, according to one of the government’s top science advisers.
Mark Woolhouse, a leading epidemiologist and member of the government’s Sage committee, said The temperature that it may have been a mistake to close schools in March given the limited role children play in spreading the virus.
English schools are preparing to fully reopen from September. Some primary school groups have been asked to resume lessons before the summer holidays, but most of the pupils have not had face-to-face instruction for four months.
“One thing we have learned is that children are certainly, between 5 and 15 years, from school to early childhood, little involved in the