Thousands of schoolchildren and students say they’re taking matters into their own hands by staying home from school during virus crisis as #Covid19Walkout trends on Twitter

According to Daily Mail, thousands of schoolchildren and students have decided to take matters into their own hands and stay home in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.

School chiefs and teaching unions are to hold crisis talks with Education Secretary Gavin Williamson today as the pressure mounts for a month-long classroom closure to slow the spread of coronavirus.

An online petition demanding the Government close schools in the UK has so far received 580,155 signatures – with the number constantly rising.

British officials say crucial staff such as NHS workers would have to take time off work for childcare if schools were closed.

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