The Minister of Health speaks of the return to class in September: “The reopening of school buildings is fundamental, but in safety”. And anticipates that, if necessary, the inputs will be staggered. While on new outbreaks in Italy warns: indicate that “the virus has not disappeared”
For the government “the reopening of schools is fundamental. But in complete safety”, constantly monitoring the epidemiological framework (THE SPECIAL ON SCHOOL). To say it is the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza in an interview with the Messenger. Then, on the use of the mask in the classroom, he clarifies: today “a Dpcm is in force which provides for the use of the masks in indoor places open to the public. From 6 years upwards. Two weeks before the start of the lessons we will evaluate the situation with the CTS “and” we could also think of different measures from region to region “(CORONAVIRUS, ALL LIVE UPDATES).
Staggered entries if necessary and medical checks
School Plan 2020-21, the guidelines for returning in September
For Speranza, investments “will be used for staff and also to find premises where they are insufficient. We will have to avoid gatherings even with staggered entrances if necessary”. There will also be constant medical checks. For employee swabs, two CTS ideas are worked on: “Serological tests for staff before reopening; sample molecular swabs during the school year “.
“New outbreaks say virus has not gone away”
While on the new outbreaks in Italy, the minister explains: “They tell us that the virus has not disappeared, but also that we have a faster and more effective monitoring system in the regions that allows us to identify problems”. We must continue “with respect of the essential rules such as spacing, the use of masks and hand hygiene “. A message is being sent” that the virus is won, it is not so “. To counter a possible second wave “we have allocated 3.25 billion euros only in the relaunch decree”, he adds recalling that “there are many more intensive care posts, in three months we have hired 28,182 doctors, nurses and health workers”. And as for the vaccine, Speranza assures: “Italy is in the heart of the challenge”.