“Schools in NSW from tomorrow will remain open, the health advice has not changed. However, for practical reasons, in NSW we’ll be encouraging parents to keep children at home.” – Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
- NSW recorded an increase of 136 novel coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s total count to 669.
- The NSW school term ends on Thursday April 9, the day before Good Friday.
- NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said schools will move to an online learning model.
- Schools will remain open for the rest of the school term unless health advice changes as Premier Berejiklian announced.
ABC NEWS: NSW schools will remain open during Australia’s coronavirus shutdown — here’s why
Latest on schools across Australia
Victoria: Closing on Tuesday
ACT: Pupil-free from Tuesday, students encouraged to stay home
NSW: Open, but students encouraged to stay home
Queensland, SA, WA, NT, Tasmania: Open for now
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