Around 95.26 percent of students in HCMC were tested for Covid-19 on July 3 before the first phase of the 2021 National High School Graduation Examination scheduled for July 7- 8, said Vice Director of the Department of Education and Training, Nguyen Van Hieu.
More than 300 teachers and students of the Hai Duong Medical Technical University in the northern province of Hai Duong came to HCMC on July 1 to help the city fight against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The People’s Committee of HCMC in the late evening of May 6 issued an urgent document on school closure, starting on May 10 until further notice as part of an effort to keep students, school staff and families safe from Covid-19.
In its document on strengthening Covid-19 prevention and control to heads of the education and training departments in Thu Duc City and 21 districts in HCMC on April 28, the HCMC Department of Education and Training requested students and teachers to strictly follow 5K principles.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee allowed pupils and students at pre-primary, primary, secondary, high-schools, universities and vocational schools to temporarily continue being out of school until May 3 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.