Junior primary classes suspended for two weeks

Local | 20 Nov 2020 12:46 pm

Hong Kong will suspend classes for students in primary one to primary three for two weeks from next  Monday. 

The Secretary for Health, Sophia Chan Siu-chee, announced today in a 12:30pm briefing, that the junior primary students face a high risk of infection.

"The younger they are, the less they are able to take care of themselves,'' Chan said, explaining the decision, prompted by a number of upper respiratory tract infections among the students.

Parents and teachers of higher primary classes have been advised to be vigilant, as well.

Kindergartens were suspended last Saturday.

 

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