Almost 10,000 cases of viroses, influenza registered in schools, kindergartens of Moldova
21:10 | 30.01.2023 Category: Social
Chisinau, 30 January /MOLDPRES/ - A number of 9,775 cases of viroses and influenza were registered in schools and kindergartens from Moldova last week. The Education and Research Ministry (MEC) today unveiled data to this effect.
Thus, 4,916 out of all cases were reported in kindergartens and 4,859 in primary and secondary schools. At the same time, during one week, including 179 teachers and 80 auxiliary employees of education institutions fell sick.
The number is increasing against the first education week after the pupils’ winter vacation, when 7,463 cases of acute viral respiratory infections and seasonal flu were recorded in schools and kindergartens.
In the beginning of the second semester of the school year, MEC sent a circular letter to local specialty bodies in the education sector, thereby recommending the optimization of the prophylaxis measures, in order to prevent the respiratory diseases and diminish the risk of falling sick.