Due to the increase in the incidence of influenza and SARS in the city of Tambov, all schools are transferred to a distance learning format for the period from December 17 to December 24.

Photo: Tambov city administration, VKontakte

How reported According to the press service of the city administration in its Telegram channel, over the past week the number of cases of acute respiratory viral infections among schoolchildren in grades 1-11 has increased by 2.6 times, which is higher than the national average in this age group.

At the same time, it is emphasized that distance is not a vacation. Therefore, the guys will continue to study in accordance with the educational program. So far, remote work is scheduled from December 17 to 24. At the same time, from tomorrow, December 16, children may not attend classes in person at school.

It is also recommended to introduce a distance learning mode at the Center for Curative Pedagogics and Differentiated Education, the Cossack Cadet Boarding School named after Count I.I. Demin. Restrictions are also being introduced in relation to institutions of additional education for children.

According to the department of Rospotrebnadzor for the Tambov region, last week signs of SARS were detected in 11,807 people, which is 24.4% more than a week earlier. At the same time, 59% of all cases are children. Influenza was detected in 88 people, 36 of them are children. Since the beginning of November, 147 people have been ill with the flu in the region, including 76 children. Swine flu (H1N1) was found in 143 patients, influenza type “B” in four people.

Earlier it became known that the educational process was suspended in the city district of Usinsk and the Pechora municipality of the Komi Republic. A sharp increase in the incidence of influenza and SARS has been recorded there. Also restrictions are introduced for mass cultural and sporting events.

Today the head of Rospotrebnadzor and chief sanitary doctor Anna Popova statedthat there are no plans to introduce restrictions at the federal level due to the increase in the incidence of influenza and SARS.