School to resume face-to-face learning next week

Bandarsri Vegawan – The number of COVID-19 infections is steadily declining and mostThe Ministry of Education announced on Monday that students will return to face-to-face classes next week.

Child care center,kindergartenjunior high school, Religious schools, universities and Sixth Form Centers will resume classroom learning on April 4th or 5th until the moon is witnessed this Friday, which determines the first day of Ramadan.

However, only elementary schools with less than 50 students (such as local elementary schools) are allowed to reopen, and the remaining elementary schools must wait until the government opens. COVID-19 vaccination program for children aged 5-1 years1.1.

For face-to-face learning Suspended from 7th March after school reported Low attendance rate At the height of the Omicron surge.

“The tendency of COVID cases is decreasing, Inshallah It will contribute to a safer environment for learning and education, “said the Minister of Education. YB Dato Hj Hamzah Hj Sulaiman said at a press conference.

Brunei reported 791 new coronavirus infections on Monday. This is the 5th consecutive day of cases below the 1000 mark.

Before returning to the classroom, the minister urged parents to conduct an ART test for their children twice a week and report the results to the school on a regular basis.

“If any student is experiencing symptoms such as a cold or cough, I hope that parents or guardians can send them to the clinic for treatment rather than sending them to school.”

He previously allowed unvaccinated adolescents aged 12 to 17 to return to school next week and did not allow unvaccinated children to attend direct classes. He added that he would withdraw the policy.

This recent announcement ends the closure of the third school since the pandemic began. The first interruption of classroom learning lasted from 26 March 2020 to 2 June 2020, and the second closure lasted from 9 August 2021 to 2 January 2022. School to resume face-to-face learning next week

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