Government advice on school closures could change before Easter, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said, as coronavirus cases continue to spread in the capital, iNews is reporting.
Mr Khan, who attended Monday’s emergency Cobra committee meeting, expressed frustration that he had not been included in previous emergency planning meetings as the capital – where nearly nine million people – live is likely to be “affected in a different way” to the rest of the country.
The Mayor echoed the Prime Minister on Tuesday in saying that the city “appears to be a few weeks” ahead of the rest of the UK, saying that 23 deaths out of 55 had been in London, with a quarter of those testing positive for Covid-19 being in the capital.
“I think over the course of the next two weeks as we approach Easter, I wouldn’t be surprised if schools are advised to close.”
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