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More than half oppose reopening schools amid virus surge, survey finds

Lower-income earners are particularly worried about the safety of pupils
Lower-income earners are particularly worried about the safety of pupils

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13 January 2021 - 16:22 Claudi Mailovich

UPDATED 13 January 2021 - 19:04

More than half SA’s adults believe schools should not open until the Covid-19 infection surge gripping the country is contained, a recent survey shows. 

In the third Covid-19 survey, undertaken by the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Social Change in partnership with the Human Sciences Research Council, it was found that 53% think schools should remain closed until the situation improves...

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