21.581 diagnostic tests in schools - 38 cases of coronavirus
6.6% of the total number of cases
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth (YPPAN) points out in its announcement that in the Primary and Secondary Education schools were carried out yesterday, December 8, 2021, 21.581 diagnostic tests (rapid tests), from which 38 cases of the disease were identified. COVID-19, ie a positivity rate of 0.18%.
He notes that this percentage of positivity (0.18%) is compared with a percentage of 0.89% in the wider community, where 60.444 cases were detected in 538 tests.
That is, he explains, in schools we have a percentage of 6.6% of the total number of cases or 38 out of 576.
"We continue the effort for open and safe schools by observing the health protocol and implementing all protection measures", the announcement concludes.