Monday 8th February 2021 | MIKE SMITH
During the first week of February (1st to 5th), of the almost 47,000 education bubbles that exist in schools and institutes supported with public funds, 98.3% have followed the face-to-face classes without any incident of COVID-19. Of the 1,845 educational centres that make up the educational system in the Comunidad Valenciana, 76.6% concluded the week without any confined classroom, a total of 1,414.
This data is extracted from the number of new bubbles confined during the first week of February, those that remain confined from previous weeks and those that have already emerged from confinement.
A total of 322 bubbles from 163 educational centres have been confined, 152 less than in the previous week, 513 bubbles of 225 centres have emerged from confinement, whilst 458 groups from 268 centres remain confined for previous weeks. Therefore, the total number of confined bubbles at the end of last week was 780 from 431 educational centres.
Thus, after the stabilization of cases that was detected in the educational sector during the last week of January, in the first week of February there has been a 20% decrease in confined classrooms.
Of the 818,644 students in Nursery, Primary, Secondary, Baccalaureate and FP, there are 0.8% positive cases detected in students, a total of 6,344. With the application of protocols and security measures, preventive isolation has been established, due to having been close contacts with positives, 1.8% of the students.
As for teachers, of the 78,434 teachers in the Valencian educational system, 1.4% have been positive, a total of 1,107 teachers. Furthermore, with the application of strict prevention and protection measures for close contacts with active positives, the preventive isolation of 0.5% of the teaching staff has been determined.
In the Province of Alicante, during the past week, 123 bubbles in 53 educational centres were placed in confinement, 168 in 71 centres emerged from confinement, and 156 bubbles in 97 centres remain confined from previous weeks.
Of the 297,281 students enrolled in the Alicante region, there are 0.9% positive, a total of 2,748 students. With the establishment of protocols and security measures, the preventive isolation has been determined for 2.2% of students, due to having been close contacts with positive cases.
As for the teaching staff, of the 27,694 teachers in the Alicante region, 1.6% were positive, a total of 446 teachers. With the application of strict prevention and protection measures for close contacts with active positives, 0.5% of the teaching staff has been placed in preventive isolation.
Daily Press Release: Generalitat Valenciana