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Covid & schools: 46,000 positive cases under 18

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    Registered Users Posts: 1,286 ✭✭✭ gaiscioch


    Finally, some statistical clarity. 4% of people under 18 have got Covid since the pandemic began in March 2020. However, this means 17% of all positive Covid cases in the State were in people under 18.

    This is a far more honest picture than the one which claimed cases in schools were low; technically, they were kept low because the student's Covid was recorded as being from the community -e.g. from other family members - rather than as a school case. Many of us here were pointing out this massaging of statistics a year ago and it didn't inspire trust when we knew our students who had Covid were rarely recorded on the official school statistics due to political/reopening reasons.

    https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/more-than-46-000-covid-cases-in-children-since-start-of-pandemic-says-hse-1.4653462?mode=amp



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