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Schools Must Have Isolation Spaces, Well Equipped Clinics Before Reopening


The Federal Ministry of Education has mentioned that schools must create adequate isolation spaces and own fully-equipped clinics before reopening.

This stated in the “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure” which was submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday, June 23.

The guidelines states that each school is

“required to create temporary isolation spaces and fully-equipped clinics before reopening”.

“establish a referral system, including protocols and procedures to take if learners, teachers, administrators, and other education personnel become unwell while in schools.’

“hold adequate consultations with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the parents.”

“grants to procure soaps and buckets, ensure regular safe water supply, ensure a constant supply of learning and instructional materials, and pay salaries on time.”