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Teacher challenges DESC over school Covid prevention measures

'Enhanced ventilation' is 'just windows open'

A secondary school teacher has challenged government's Covid-19 mitigation strategy in Island schools.

The Department of Education says all education settings have 'proportionate measures' in place to try and stop the spread of the virus.

However Gareth Young, who recently stood in the House of Keys General Election, says this gives the impression of a rigorous regime.

He says he's yet to see a CO2 monitor in school and 'enhanced ventilation' is basic in the extreme:

Speaking on Manx Radio Breakfast today Minister Dr Alex Allinson said whilst he understands his concerns the mitigation measures are in place: 

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