High school students might back to class from December 6

11/29/2021 6:00 PM

VGP - Students at high schools and vocational training centers in Ha Noi are expected to back to class on December 6 if the places have no new Covid-19 infections for two weeks.

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The return to school plan would be carried out in any area of all 30 districts which are labeled free-of-Covid or low-risk areas said Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung.

However, he stressed the importance of good preparation in the context of high community infections must be well prepared, ensuring precautionary measures and always putting the safety of students first..

If any infections are reported, classes must be closed to protect students.

Earlier, the local authorities decided to resume in-person classes for the 9th graders.

Since November 23, the city started vaccinating children aged 15-17 who are mostly high school students. Thus far, more than 90% of these ages got the first jabs.

Between November 11 and November 28, Ha Noi reported more than 5,600 cases, including 35% in the community.

On November 29, its case reached 429, the highest-ever single-day figure since the pandemic flared up in early 2020./.

By Kim Loan