Screening tests begin Tuesday at public and private schools

By TPN/Lusa, in News, School, COVID-19 · 15-03-2021 11:04:00 · 2 Comments

More than 50 thousand public school workers as well as employees of private establishments will begin to be tested at Covid-19 on Tuesday, the Minister of Education announced on 12 March.

Day care centres, pre-school and 1st cycle schools reopen on Monday and the next day the testing campaign in those public and private schools begins.

"This new exercise (testing) begins on Tuesday with more than 50 thousand workers in the public system, plus workers from the private sector", said Minister Tiago Brandão Rodrigues, during a press conference to present support measures to the sectors of Economy, Labor, Culture and Education.

According to Tiago Brandão Rodrigues, there will be a “sweep of all workers”, but “workers will not be tested at the entrance to find out whether or not they can enter the school”.

The testing campaign, he said, is more “a supplementary measure to decrease the spread of the disease (covid-19)” in a school setting.

The screening tests are accompanied by the vaccination of teachers against the covid-19 and other older measures such as the use of a mask, the distance between students or the circuits of circulation within schools.

Tiago Brandão Rodrigues underlined the work done in schools to ensure that they are safe spaces, reminding the test results to the school community that started on 20 January and involved about 65 thousand students.

The results of the tests, which continued in the host schools when face-to-face teaching was suspended, showed that the schools were safe spaces. "There was between 0.1 percent and 0.2 percent positivity in the tests", stressed the minister.

The testing plan in schools foresees that, in addition to workers, secondary school students also take covid-19 screening tests on their return to school.


Comments:

So teachers are going to be forced to take the vaccination and be more human test subjects for pharma companies?... or will they be given a choice without the threat of losing their jobs? There is a reason that these vaccination companies demand immunity from prosecution should these vaccinations with new technology prove injurious to people's health. Remember a person should be able to control what is put into their body. Teachers, assert your rights and don't be forced to consent without researching the possible downsides of taking a vaccination where people have died after taking it. You won't be able to remove the chemicals once in your body.

By Michael Wayne Knight from UK on 15-03-2021 12:49

Covid has been a windfall for mask makers, medical personnel and politicians.

the mild flu that showed the world how many countries are stupid.

By rod from USA on 15-03-2021 12:00
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