Caretaker Education Minister, Tareq Majzoub, on Monday said that the coronavirus cases in schools will be followed up and that the number of infections in each school will be announced.
Speaking in a press conference held jointly with Caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan, Majzoub revealed a hotline had been placed to answer citizens’ questions around the clock.
He also announced that the Ministry of Public Health would provide free PCR tests to teachers.
For his part, Minister Hassan explained that symptoms were less severe among children in general, advising parents not to take the risk by sending their kids to school before vaccines are available.
Source: National News Agency