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COVID-19 restrictions for NSW schools to be tightened – Sydney Morning Herald

Students must stay within their year groups and inter-school activities will be confined to local communities under tightened guidelines for NSW schools.



Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said the new restrictions aimed to reduce high-risk transmission events based on lessons from recent school cases.
She said basic measures – such as sick children not coming to school, social distancing and hand hygiene – were still crucial.
“Weve then identified some other activities have posed increased risk, and thats the basis of the advice weve provided,” Dr Chant said.
Students must remain within their year groups to limit mixing during the school day, w…

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