Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned he didn’t know if he would ship his youngsters again to high school within the province worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
Quebec has seen greater than half the nation’s 60,000 COVID-19 circumstances and almost 60 p.c of Canada’s 3,700 deaths, in line with figures from Johns Hopkins College.
The provincial authorities has introduced the voluntary reopening of major colleges and nurseries subsequent week after weeks of closure, in a choice that has divided dad and mom.
Trudeau’s three youngsters are attending a French-speaking college — which stays closed — in Ontario province.
However quizzed by public broadcaster Radio-Canada on Sunday, he mentioned he was uncertain whether or not he can be keen to allow them to return to class in the event that they had been enrolled in adjoining Quebec.
“It is going to be a particularly private resolution for all dad and mom,” he mentioned.
The prime minister mentioned he would decide on permitting his youngsters to return to high school “in all probability on the final minute”, after contemplating class sizes and instructor attitudes.
Trudeau has been in self-isolation together with his household of their official residence of Rideau Cottage in Ottowa, Ontario, after his spouse Sophie Gregoire was contaminated with the virus in March.