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Newark Advertiser's Poll of the Week: Do you think schools should close if they present coronavirus cases?

Two schools in the Advertiser area have confirmed coronavirus cases and sent staff and pupils potentially exposed to the virus home to self-isolate.

The Robert Miles Junior School in Bingham sent its Year 5 bubble home on Monday after it found out on Sunday a staff member had tested positive. Lowe's Wong Junior School in Southwell also sent 31 of its pupils home this week.

The Advertiser's Poll of the Week. (42219810)
The Advertiser's Poll of the Week. (42219810)

We want to know if you, the reader, think our schools should shut if its students or staff test positive for coronavirus.

You can vote in the poll below.

It comes after eight other schools in Nottinghamshire confirmed cases of the virus; they are:

  • Mellers Primary and Nursery School, Radford
  • Trowell Church of England Primary School, Trowell
  • Robert Shaw Primary and Nursery School, Beechdale
  • Heymann Primary and Nursery School, West Bridgford
  • Glenbrook Primary School, Bilborough
  • Holgate Primary and Nursery School, Hucknall
  • Berry Hill Primary School, Mansfield
  • Carr Hill Primary School, Retford

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