Coronavirus: Schools should send home pupils with continuous cough or fever, says government

ITV is reporting that schools should send home pupils who have a continuous cough or fever as a way help mitigate the impacts of coronavirus, according to new government guidance.

But updated information from the Government says all educational settings should remain open unless directly advised to close by Public Health England (PHE).

It comes ahead of a meeting between the education secretary and school leaders this afternoon, where the issue of school closures is set to be discussed.

Gavin Williamson will meet representatives from the NAHT school leaders’ union, the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the Confederation of School Trusts (CST) on Monday, to assess the implications of closing schools and postponing exams.

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