Elderly teachers are told to stay home and out of the classroom in order to stop the spread of coronavirus – despite schools staying open

According to Daily Mail, elderly teachers should not be going to school as the coronavirus crisis worsens, experts say.

Teachers above the age of 60 have been told to avoid classrooms and limit their interaction with children, according to Queensland chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young.

‘For anyone who’s over the age of 60, with one or more chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease or lung disease … shouldn’t be coming into contact with … children or anyone else,’ Dr Young told the ABC.

‘Our younger teachers — and we know we have a lot of them, because they’ve been coming through, graduating — they’re the ones who should be on the frontline.

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