Anambra works towards safe reopening of schools

With the gradual lifting of lockdown measures, civil servants and teachers have been directed to report to work in Anambra State even as students remain at home and the government is said to be working towards a framework for safe reopening of the schools.

Schools nationwide were closed in March, 2020, to stem the rapid spread of COVID-19 just a few days before lockdown restrictions were imposed on the whole country.

However, with the ease of the lockdown restrictions, countries, especially in Europe, have reportedly reopened schools at least basic levels with no report in spike of new cases of COVID-19.

The Executive Director, Health and Emergency of WHO, Dr. Michael Ryan, has said the disease might not go away soon and would remain in communities like the HIV; hence people might have to live with it.

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