|COVID–19 NEWS||Interstate travel brings renewed optimism to traders in tourism areas | Travellers, close contacts under quarantine for at least five days can take COVID-19 test to get order release on Monday | US child COVID-19 cases top six million - Report | PPN: Sabah moves to Phase Three on Monday | PPN: Sabah moves to Phase Three on Monday ||
ALOR SETAR, Sept 25 -- All schools in Phase Four states under the National Recovery Plan (PPN) must make the necessary preparations before face-to-face schooling commences on Oct 3.
Education Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said, among the matters that schools should pay attention to is providing good ventilation system to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections in particular those involving the Delta variant.
“As what the Health Minister had advised in the context of the Delta variant, what is important is the ventilation, not only in classrooms, special rooms and offices but all other confined areas in the school should be well ventilated.
“Recommendations to schools (under Phase Four), apart from Langkawi and two other areas, namely Labuan and Negeri Sembilan which will begin their school session (face to face on Oct 3) and so their preparations must be thorough,” he said in a statement today.
He said all curtains and posters hung in classrooms or special rooms should be removed to ensure ventilation is at its best.
He said even though the school session would only involve examination classes, early preparations needed to be done before face-to-face school sessions for other classes are allowed.
Earlier, Radzi visited four schools in Pulau Tuba, Langkawi to observe preparations being carried out at the schools to receive students when the school session begins.
The schools he visited were Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Langkawi, Pulau Tuba; SK Lubuk Cempedak, SK Pulau Tuba, and SK Selat Bagan Nyior.
“Overall, I see the schools here are ready to accept its students when the schools re-open soon,” he said.
Bernama is the trusted source of reliable real-time comprehensive and accurate news for both the public and media practitioners. Our news is published at www.bernama.com ; BERNAMA TV on: Astro Channel 502, unifi TV Channel 631, MYTV Channel 121 IFLIX; and Bernama Radio broadcasting locally on FM93.9 in Klang Valley, Johor (FM107.5), Kota Kinabalu (FM107.9) and Kuching (FM100.9).
Follow us on social media :
Facebook : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatv, @bernamaradio
Twitter : @bernama.com, @BernamaTV, @bernamaradio
Instagram : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatvofficial, @bernamaradioofficial
TikTok : @bernamaofficial