Two schools in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have been closed due to Corona. Are affected, the Goethe-Gymnasium in Ludwigslust (district of Ludwigslust-Parchim), where a teacher has been tested, and the Baltic-primary school in Graal-Müritz (district of Rostock), as messages of the two counties is apparent. At the elementary school is infected, therefore a student.
The classes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania had started on Monday. The state was launched as the first after the six-week summer holiday in the new school year. On Thursday, the school began in Hamburg, Germany. Next week, the Schleswig-are-Holstein, Berlin, Brandenburg and North Rhine-Westphalia it.
For Minister of education, Bettina Martin (SPD) the closures are not surprising. "We have said from the beginning that there will be suspected cases in schools," she said on Friday in Schwerin. "As long as the Corona Virus is not yet fought, and there is no vaccine, we have to reckon with it." It is important that in such cases, immediately, and acted in response, stressed Martin. "The protection of the pupils and in the number of employees in the first place."
in addition, Martin said: "Our protection concept in the MV has the objective that in the case of a suspected case in a school in a targeted and limited response, without that it must come back to nationwide school closures." The school, under pandemic conditions a major challenge is operating. All need to work together to ensure that the Virus will not be brought in from outside the schools. "I therefore call on all to abide by the rules, because that is the best protection for the pupils and their teachers in the schools."
The Baltic elementary school in Graal-Müritz to stay from Monday on for two weeks closed. On Friday, the children should be taught in the open and in separate groups. All the children, teachers and other school employees, according to the information in quarantine. The parents would be informed about the correct behavior in the period of Quarantine and dealing with any loss of earnings, it was said by the district of more. The health Department identified contact persons.Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 16:21