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Changes coming for school reopening as COVID19 cases rise (Jamaica)

The government will need to provide an update on the future of the education sector in coming days as they monitor the spread of the virus across the island.

August 18, 2020

The worrying rise of the COVID19 cases in Jamaica and the difficulty tracing these cases may halt the reopening of schools for September. The trend of the non-wearing of masks exacerbated by the pre-election day fanfare could lead to more active COVID19 cases. The total active case numbers are unclear as several communities in Kingston and St. Andrew have been marked as high risk for the spread of COVID19. Furthermore, it will be unsafe to have children re-enter this atmosphere if the cases continue to spiral. The government will need to provide an update on the future of the education sector in coming days as they monitor the spread of the virus across the island.

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http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20200817/decision-be-made-planned-reopening-schools

By Tasha Miller

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