8 COVID-19 rules in Dubai schools explained

8 COVID-19 rules in Dubai schools explained

Dubai’s education regulator Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) on Wednesday announced further ease in restrictions in schools.

Here are the eight Covid safety rules in place at schools across the Emirate:

  • Facemasks are no longer required outdoors. They remain compulsory indoors for students in Year 2/Grade 1 and above.
  • Children, students, and staff who are considered close contacts but do not show Covid symptoms are not required to isolate and can continue attending classes.
  • Close contacts can return to school only if they are free of symptoms.
  • Positive Covid cases must isolate for 10 days.
  • Physical distancing is compulsory, but the KHDA has not specified the distance.
  • Regular and consistent sanitisation is required.
  • Health and safety officers will continue contact tracing when necessary.
  • Students and staff must comply with all safety standards issued by Dubai government authorities.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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