Education minister says 51 school children infected in October

NEWS 14.10.2020 13:38
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Education Minister Mladen Sarcevic said on Wednesday that 51 elementary and high school students and seven school staff tested positive for the coronavirus in October, fewer that the 108 students and 36 school staff who tested positive in September.

The minister said that no coronavirus cases had been reported in school student dormitories and just one case in university student dorms. Sarcevic said that virus transmission rate is very low in schools with a rate of 1.6 students per 850,000 getting infected daily.  

Sarcevic said that 2.9 percent of elementary school children and 3.8 percent of high school students were taking on-line classes.