COVID-19: More than one million children in England absent from school last week over virus, data shows

Data released by the Department for Education shows around 14.3% of all pupils in state-funded schools were absent from class on 15 July – a total of 1.05 million – due to COVID-19. It is a new record high since schools reopened in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
21/07/2021