The government has issued directives to reopen primary schools following the public health and hygiene rules amid Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education has forwarded guidelines to Director General of the Department of Primary Education on Tuesday.The ministry said preparations need to be taken in light of guidelines before reopening of schools.
Last month, State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain said “We will ask the teachers to engage people in cleaning schools 15 days before reopening. Everyone must wear masks and wash their hands before entering the schools. All health guidelines must be followed before one goes to school,” he said.
He further said people with high temperature will not be allowed in, adding that measures will also be in place to maintain physical distance among the students in classes.
Due to the pandemic, the closure of primary schools started on March 17 and it has been extended till October 3.