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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

About 50,000 Quebec students almost 2,000 teachers were absent due to COVID-19

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Key takeaways: 

  • Offline courses in Quebec schools restarted on Jan. 17.
  • Offline courses in Quebec schools restarted on Jan. 17, though numerous schools did not reopen till the subsequent day due to a snowstorm. 

Due to covid students and teachers remain absent: 

About 50,000 elementary and high school students were absent from Quebec schools due to COVID-19 being shorter than two weeks after offline courses restarted.

Quebec’s Ministry of Education stated Thursday night that 49,852 students, 3.64 percent of the whole number in the region, were absent after testing positive or having a supposed case of the illness.

It stated 2,080 teachers — 1.53 percent of the region’s total — are also absent due to the illness.

Also read: Health authority releases up hospital beds by choosing for at-home COVID care

Teachers and students absent due to covid

As of Jan. 25, the ministry stated that 96 courses at public and private schools were being operated remotely, and two schools were entirely or partly shut due to COVID-19.

Offline lessons in Quebec schools restarted on Jan. 17, though numerous schools did not reopen till the subsequent day due to a snowstorm. Before Friday, Quebec declared a reduction in COVID-19-related hospitalizations for the fifth consecutive day.

Quebec Public Health stated 3,091 individuals were in the hospital, reducing 62 from the day earlier. It said 287 individuals were admitted, and 349 were released.

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