19 schools move to distance learning in Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2020-09-22 18:48

Last Updated: 2020-09-22 18:52


19 schools move to distance learning in Jordan
19 schools move to distance learning in Jordan

A total of 19 schools in Jordan have moved to distance learning for a period of 14 days, starting today, Tuesday, announced the Ministry of Education.

This decision came after COVID-19 cases were recorded among teachers and students.

The schools involve eight public schools, one UNRWA school and ten private schools across the Kingdom.

The public schools are:

  1. Maysaloun Elementary School in Irbid - a teacher tested positive for COVID-19.
  2. Prince Hamzah bin Al-Hussein School in Ramtha, a student tested positive for the virus.
  3. Huwwara Elementary School for Girls in Irbid, a student tested positive for the virus.
  4. Al-Khansa Secondary School for Girls in Amman, a student tested positive for the virus.
  5. Jrene Primary School for Boys in Madaba, two students tested positive for the virus.
  6. Queen Rania Al-Abdullah School in Zarqa, a student tested positive for the virus.
  7. Abu Alanda Secondary School for Girls in Qweismah, a teacher tested positive for the virus.
  8. Jdita High School for Girls in Irbid, a student tested positive for the virus.

The UNRWA school is, Al Zuhur Elementary School for Girls in Amman, a teacher tested positive for the virus.

A total of 10 private schools have moved to distance learning after six students and four teachers tested positive for coronavirus.
 
However, all cases have come into contact with other positive cases outside the schools.