In-person classes for primary schools to resume March 1

The Report Desk

Published: February 18, 2022, 07:32 PM

In-person classes for primary schools to resume March 1

Education authorites in Bangladesh has announced that in-person classes for primary schools will resume on March 1. 

The decision comes as Covid-19 cases in the country has dropped in recent weeks. 

"As the coronavirus infection has diminished, primary schools can resume in-person classes with health restrictions in place,” Ministry of Primary and Mass Education spokesman Mahbubur Rahman Tuhin.

The official made the announcement on Friday.

“But not all grades will have classes on the same day. Days will be specified and an official notice will be issued on Sunday," he added. 

According to the statement, the educational institutes are required to maintain strict Covid-19 guidelines such as maintaining a distance between two students in the seating arrangement. 

Earlier, on Thursday, Education Minister Dipu Moni said that students in secondary, higher secondary and higher education will be able to resume in-person classes on February 22. 

However, only students who have received two doses will be allowed to attend in-person classes, added the minister.



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