Kindergarten leaners to back to school on April 13

April 12, 2022 7:38 PM GMT+7

VGP - Around 600,000 kindergarten students in Ha Noi will back to schools on April 13 after nearly a year of strictly online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ha Noi municipal People's Committee approved of the municipal Department of Education and Training's proposal to resume in-person learning for preschool students in all 30 urban and outlying districts and townships across the city.

About 80% of parents said they are willing to bring their children back to preschools, according to the education department.

The local authorities tasked the education department to work with the health department to regularly update and follow related regulations to ensure COVID-19 prevention and control at schools.

Local authorities of districts and townships are entrusted with increasing supervision and examining the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control at schools.

Ha Noi is the last locality among 63 provinces and cities nationwide to allow kindergartens to resume in-person learning.

Schools in the city have reopened to all students from first to sixth grades on April 6.  

The number of new COVID-19 cases has kept dropping in the capital, with 2,897 new infections recorded on Friday, only a fraction of the peak in March.

Earlier, Vice Chairman the Ha Noi People' Committee Chu Xuan Dung requested related units to prepare necessary conditions for the vaccination of children aged from 5 to 11.

With the country approving Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for use in children aged 5-11, the Vietnamese government has decided to buy 21.9 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for the kids./.

Kim Loan