Lower Saxony and Bremen
The number of students infected with Corona continues to rise
Hannover (dpa / lni) – The number of Corona-infected schoolchildren in Lower Saxony continues to rise. According to the Ministry of Education, schools on Friday reported around 17,700 cases of students not being allowed to go to school for testing positive. That was about 800 more than the day before and about 900 more than a week ago. Two weeks ago there were even around 4,700 fewer.
The numbers also increased for school personnel. According to the information, about 2,800 employees disappeared on Friday due to a positive corona test, including 1,955 teachers. That was about 100 more employees than the day before and 200 more than a week ago and about 1,100 more than two weeks ago.
According to the ministry, around 1.1 million schoolchildren attend some 3,000 schools in Lower Saxony, and around 100,000 people work there.