COVID: Mesivta in Lakewood sends home all Bachurim after dozens contract Covid

A Lakewood Mesivta has sent home all its students after dozens came down with Covid, TLS has learned.

Some Bachurim were not feeling well, and went to get tested for Covid, coming back positive. Multiple others then tested positive as well.

As a precaution, the Yeshiva announced on Friday it was temporarily shutting down, and sent all Bachurim home.

The Delta variant has been making its way around Lakewood, though there have been few reported hospitalizations as a result.

Additionally, TLS has learned, some schools are regularly testing students and staff.

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  1. They decided to start Bein Hazmanim early, and shift the responsibility for caring for these boys on their families.
    Right, or wrong, what would YOU have done? Would you wish to assume achrayos for these talmidim’s lives?

  2. Schools need to vigilant. Delta is very contagious even in kids. Unlike the previous variants. My kids school is doing absolutely nothing as far as precautions. Hashem Yerachem.

    • You dont need to have schools take precautions. If you want you could give your kids vitamin c, d, and zinc. If your kid is high risk, he could get ivermectin as a preventative. Young kids usually get a cold when they get covid. Why do they have to be concerned about this?

        • Huge number of doctors have been very wrong when it comes to covid and treating it because they just parrot the CDC. The few that actually used their own sechel and knew what they were talking about said what I am saying.

  3. Most of the bochurim live in Lakewood and sleep at home. Many of their family members already had Covid last year. This is hitting those that didn’t yet get Covid. Schools and Yeshivos should keep cleanliness and hygiene like paper towels by sinks, hand sanitizers and disinfecting tables every day. Have a safe and healthy Yom Tov!

  4. Can you please tell us which Yeshiva this was so that people who may have come in contact can get checked and isolate? We do not want this to become a super spreader!

    • If all the kids get covid they can serve as a buffer for adults not to catch covid. They have a very low viral load, and they will also get robust immunity. Testing kids is abusive. Just treat.

  5. If C”V one needs to be hospitalized due Covid please don’t wait until it’s too late and your taken to the closest hospital which may not have the plasma or hydrooxychlorquine
    If possible go to university of pa hospital which is giving these treatments the end results and health of those taken their have had a much better outcome
    From someone who’s been at both hospitals

  6. What I said was that the delta variant is very contagious in children. There is plenty of data ( studies ) that backs that up. Kids can spread to others who are more vulnerable. Also there is some indication that the Delta variant is more varialant, which means it may be more dangerous than previous strains.

  7. Uh oh dear “mayo!” You really shouldn’t be commenting on others’ spelling before checking your own, to wit: it’s “you’re” (not “your”) and “too” [busy], (not “to”). Just sayin’.

  8. Covid is a joke take ivermectin it’s gone in 6 hours my wife had it I gave it to her by the next morning all symptoms were gone no deaths in over a year why are we still talking about this cold

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