France not planning to extend Christmas holidays due to COVID - minister

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France not planning to extend Christmas holidays due to COVID - minister
France not planning to extend Christmas holidays due to COVID - minister   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">PARIS</span> – French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said on <span class="caps">BFM</span> television that the government has no plans to extend the Christmas school holidays because of the rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant.</p> <p>Some European countries have brought Christmas holidays forward, and French conservative presidential candidate Valerie Pecresse has called for an extension of them in order to help ensure any infections caught over year-end holidays are discovered before children return to school. </p> <p/> </div>