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Hundreds of pupils isolated after eight Liverpool school students tested positive for COVID-19.

The COVID-19 crisis hit several schools in the United Kingdom, where about 200 students were sent back home and advised to self-quarantine.

The COVID-19 crisis hit several schools in the United Kingdom, where about 200 students were sent back home and advised to self-quarantine.A week after children returned to schools in Sept. 2020 since lockdown started in March in the U.K., several schools across the U.K. reported COVID-19 outbreaks, leading some to close down again while others sent their staff and students home to self-isolate.

In Liverpool, around 200 students and 21 staff members self-isolated following positive cases at five schools. In Suffolk, five teachers tested positive for COVID-19, leading the school to close. In the Midlands, one teacher tested positive.

In Bradford, Leeds, Lancashire, Manchester, Nottingham, and Leicester, a few students and staff members tested positive and were asked to self-isolate.

The Somerset County Council Public Health stated that a confirmed case involving an 8-year-old student and the child was to self-isolate for 14 days.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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