School Reopening: PTF Announces Date For Full Resumption, Orders Students With Covid-19 Symptoms To Stay At Home

Students with Covid-19 symptoms has been ordered not to resume as schools partially begin this week.

The order was made by the Presidential Task Force on COVID- 19 national coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu during a press briefing.

He also faulted state governments asking students to produce results of their COVID- 19 tests before resumption.

The PTF coordinator said instead of compulsory test , which would only be valid for the period the test was conducted, students already showing symptoms of the virus should be asked to stay away.

Aliyu further noted that in preparation for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination , the SSS 3 students in Ogun and Benue have resumed yesterday, while their counterparts in Kano and Ekiti will resume on August 10 .

He also announced that the PTF would on Thursday release new protocols in the next phase of efforts to curtail further spread of coronavirus in the country .

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