Boris Johnson mentioned: “Now we have been following the recommendation on how greatest for individuals to guard themselves however extra importantly defending others.
“Now we have and can proceed to do the appropriate issues on the proper time. We come right this moment with the important thing points round faculty closures.
“To date we’ve been advised closing colleges will do little to comprise the virus. It is because youngsters and younger individuals are a lot much less in danger. We had been suggested to maintain colleges open to assist scale back the stress on the NHS, nonetheless, it has been on fixed assessment.
“We expect we should apply additional downward stress and have made the choice to shut colleges.
“I can announce now that colleges will shut their gates on Friday afternoon and can stay closed till additional discover. The target is to sluggish the unfold of the virus and preserve the NHS going.”
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