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MoE urges students to pay utmost attention for personal hygiene

Following coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak and spread globally, the government announced the public to take nationwide responsive measures in the country. The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) have continued alerting the public and providing timely information.

The Ministry of Education (MoE) on its part has been taking decisive measures. As the government decided to close all schools for two weeks, Nation’s General Education; preprimary, primary, secondary schools and adult education centers will be closed until 30 March, 2020. 

In line with this, the Ministry of Education (MoE) recently offered a press conference about what actions must be done and what students have to do during break time. MoE Minister, Dr. Eng. Getahun Mekuria said that the MoE believes that students will commence classes on 30 March 2020.  Until then, MoE   wants to remained  the community   what  MoE, states, education bureaus, parents,  teachers  and schools  have to  do during the break.

Particularly, the Ministry urges and matters most that all concerned bodies to give due attention especially students to keep personal hygiene. Thus, students, parents and teachers have to follow up MoH and EPHI’s delivered directives both inside and outside of their houses.


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