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Parents say new Covid rules will see many students missing schools

Jan 13, 2022 10:01 By Shannonside News
Parents say new Covid rules will see many students missing schools Parents say new Covid rules will see many students missing schools
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Teenagers bearing brunt of new restrictions according to parents.

Parents are expressing their frustration new close contact rules will still force asymptomatic teenagers to restrict their movements, even if they're double vaccinated.

Only those who've had a booster and are asymptomatic can avoid self-isolation, under the change which takes effect from midnight.

12-15 year olds aren't currently eligible to get a booster vaccine.

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Irish Times journalist and mother of seven, Jen Hogan, says many students will be forced to restrict their movements, missing more school as a result:

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