Europe 1 with AFP 7:37 p.m., December 6, 2021

Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Monday a strengthening of the health protocol at primary school among a battery of measures to try to stem the fifth wave of the Covid-19 epidemic.

As a result, the wearing of masks in schoolyards, the limitation of contact sports and a new organization for canteen time.

Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Monday a strengthening of the health protocol at primary school among a battery of measures to try to stem the fifth wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, the spread of which has sharply accelerated among less than twelve years old.

The health protocol will be raised to level 3 for primary schools with the key to wearing a mask in schoolyards, limiting contact sports and a new organization for canteen time "in conjunction with local elected officials ", detailed Jean Castex during a press point.

"We will maintain our policy of systematic screening of all students if there is a positive case in the class and closing the class after three positive cases," he added.

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