COVID-19 UK: Will schools be closed over new coronavirus variant?

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    The new variant of coronavirus could delay plans for schools to reopen next term.

    Scientists are concerned that the mutant virus could spread faster between children, driving an increase in infection rates.

    Sky’s Laura Bundock finds out how parents feel about the prospect of homeschooling their children again.

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