All schools of Veliky Novgorod was closed because of the threat of pneumonia

In Veliky Novgorod was closed all secondary schools due to the mass hospitalization of students with suspected pneumonia. On Friday, October 20, reports “Interfax”.

In some institutions, quarantined or early vacation, and other children were transferred to distance learning.

Investigators began procedural check, said the press service of the regional administration TFR. The grounds were reports of hospitalization of 22 children. However, informed “Interfax” was told that in the regional hospitals — children’s clinical and infectious — is 101 student with pneumonia.

In January, during an epidemic of influenza and SARS in Russia had closed more than 900 schools.