16 July 2020 Blog Post: Population Prevalence of COVID-19 and Reopening Schools
There is limited evidence regarding the impact of school-reopening on COVID-19 transmission in the community. However, I think it is a reasonable to factor community prevalence of the virus into reopening plans. Return of most students to school in a Germany during a high level of community transmission was accompanied by increased transmission among students. After re-opening schools in Israel there have been a number of coronavirus outbreaks in schools that have resulted in those schools being closed. In South Korea, schools in some areas were closed again after re-opening in response to surges in the number of COVID-19 cases in the community.
𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗻 𝗨𝗽 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗢𝘂𝗿 𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀𝗹𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿
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