This decision is due to the fact that Covid-19 infection in children is more rapid – symptoms appear much faster after infection than in adults. This will allow students to return to full-time studies as soon as possible.
“A negative Covid-19 test is a ‘ticket’ back to the public and no additional mark is required from the GP,” ministry spokesman Oscar Schneider told LETA.
It has already been reported that in order to limit the spread of Covid-19, the teaching process in schools will have to be organized from today, maximizing the distribution of pupils and wearing face masks, the government decided today.
Masks will have to be worn by educational institutions from the age of six.
Face masks will be mandatory in all rooms where more than one person is staying.
On-site schooling may be terminated if the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPCC) detects a high risk of Covid-19 spreading.
An emergency situation has been reported in the country for three months, with the entry into force of a number of restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19.