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MOEHE: Allowing Students Not to Wear Mask, Starting April 3

31 Mar, 2022 09:51 AMAl Sharq NewspaperIntended Audience
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The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) announced the abolition of the mandatory wearing of the masks in schools. The ministry said in a statement published on its Twitter account that, based on prior coordination with the Ministry of Public Health, and in light of the health indicators of the Corona pandemic (COVID-19), the Ministry decided the below as of next Sunday, April 3:

Allowing all students not to wear a mask, in all public and private schools and kindergartens, and wearing a mask is optional for students who wish to do so.

Continue to perform weekly antigen rapid home testing, for unvaccinated and unrecovered students, according to pre-established procedures.

The Ministry called on students to continue to adhere to all other precautionary measures, in order to preserve their safety.

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