Nurseries in England hit by staff absences after soaring Covid cases

Government has offered ‘little to no support to help keep settings open’, early years leaders say

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Nurseries in England have been forced to reduce their opening hours and even close entirely because of staff shortages after Covid-19 cases soared in early-years settings, with almost 3,700 reports in a single week.

According to government figures published on Monday, during the week before Christmas, Ofsted received 3,697 notifications of coronavirus in nursery, preschool and childminding settings. Each notification covers a single site and can represent more than one case.

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