Government to reopen schools in July
The public institutions of learning across the country are set to resume soon particularly sometimes in July as the coronavirus positive cases come down gradually in the country, the new Health Ministry’s Undersecretary has said.
“Our trends are not as scaring as the time of the onsets of the virus, that is something amazing that would need to be maintained,” he said.
Prof. Mayen however said the plans to recommence schools were in consideration although the virus still there.
He stated that the existence of the virus shouldn’t obstruct the learning institutions from resumption since it was like other diseases.
“The risk of young people worldwide is consciously minimal, so we are not going to overwhelm the system; already the plan is in place for stage standard reopening of these institutions. We are going to do it soon between the 15 of August,” narrated Undersecretary.
He said they were also watching the trends to ensure more policies on how to reopen the schools.
“Coronavirus is one of the diseases like diabetes, malaria and any other diseases, so we don’t have to stop development because of a single disease, although it is a disease of major public health concerns,” Prof. Mayen pronounced.