60 localities further delay reopening of junior high schools due to COVID-19 outbreak

As many as 60 out of 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam have decided to further delay reopening of kindergartens, primary and junior secondary schools until March 17.

60 localities further delay reopening of junior high schools due to COVID-19 outbreak

A health worker sterilises a classroom in Nghe An Province

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Huu Do told the news at the meeting of the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control, held on March 4.

Do said the ministry would release steps for health checks at schools this afternoon.

The Ministry of Health reported that 1,830 people were tested negative for the COVID-19 in Vietnam as of 4 pm on Wednesday, up 61 cases from Tuesday.

 

Meanwhile, 92 suspected cases are being quarantined and 16.191 other have been monitored due to close links with suspected cases and or coming from COVID-19 affected areas, an increase of 817 from a day earlier, according to the ministry. VGP

High-school students return after long break caused by COVID-19 fears

High-school students return after long break caused by COVID-19 fears

Thousands of high-school students from across Ba Ria-Vung Tau province have joined students in other localities in returning to school on March 2.

Students satisfied about Education Ministry's high school finals rescheduling

Students satisfied about Education Ministry's high school finals rescheduling

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has adjusted the academic year schedule, delaying the high school finals to late July.

 
 

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