Govt Covid-19 news update – Education – April 19
Gavin Williamson MP, Education Secretary, chairing the briefing.
Wilson: Cannot give a date for when children will return to schools. Published list of high quality online resources for education. Launch tomorrow of teachers offering video lesson online. Ordering laptops for those taking exams – it’s all about home learning. Sorry you have had your education disrupted this way. Thank you for what you are doing. Every resource of government has been deployed to respond to COVID-19. Recognise strain on PPE system RAF on standby to bring in resources from Turkey tomorrow.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries: A rise in cases through March but in general cases flattening. Dip in London but variations as we go forward. Parts of the country slightly different pressures social distancing effective. Global death comparison.`uk hospital only evening out. Global shortage of PPEs.
Media asks questions. This is done via video link from each journalist.
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