Dealing with Corona: Berlin a mask compulsory in schools

Berlin will introduce in the fight against the Coronavirus, a mask is mandatory in schools. The scheme will apply after the end of the holiday in a week for pup

Dealing with Corona: Berlin a mask compulsory in schools

Berlin will introduce in the fight against the Coronavirus, a mask is mandatory in schools. The scheme will apply after the end of the holiday in a week for pupils, teachers and other Employees in school buildings, such as education Senator Sandra Scheeres (SPD) announced on Thursday. You need to clear a mouth-nose protection, for example, hallways in residence and community, or the toilet wear. In the classroom, on the Playground or in after-care, this obligation should not apply.

With the mask of duty, the Senate has to decide on the next Tuesday, in form, Berlin is a kind of a pioneer among the Federal States. It starts at 10. August. Elsewhere in Germany the mouth could belong to-nose protection after the end of the holidays to the school day, the appropriate Considerations are already there. Is open but in many cases, whether and the extent to which the mandatory should be.

In Baden-Württemberg, for example, is planned after the summer holidays, a duty. In some other countries, such as NRW, in turn, the talk is of voluntary mask provided, or is it – as in Hesse or of Saxony – at the discretion of the schools. Berlin's neighbouring state of Brandenburg is currently planning no mask duty.

According to the will of the red-red-green Berlin Senate, the schools in the new academic year in spite of the Corona-crisis is largely in the control mode, i.e. with the presence of teaching and because of the large number of students in the premises without the minimum distance should work. Exceptions are made for students with pre-existing conditions.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 21:19

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