28 schools switch to distance learning due to COVID-19

Jordan

Published: 2020-10-01 19:52

Last Updated: 2021-05-13 02:35


28 schools switch to distance learning due to COVID-19
28 schools switch to distance learning due to COVID-19

A total of 28 schools have suspended attendance and switched to distance learning due to coronavirus, on Thursday.

The schools include 19 public schools and nine private schools.

The 28 positive cases recorded involve 15 teachers, 11 students, one driver and one client.

Nine private schools have switched to remote learning after 10 cases were recorded, involving four teachers, five students and one driver.

A total of 367 schools are currently completing the two-week suspension of attendance including 218 public schools, 126 private and 23 UNRWA.

Seven schools have completed the 14 day suspension on Thursday.

The total number of infections in schools includes 231 students, 192 teachers, 15 clients, 11 directorate employees.

All cases recorded have come into contact with positive cases outside schools.

A total of 523 schools have suspended attendance in Jordan since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, including private, public, military and UNRWA schools.

The schools have either switched to remote learning due to positive COVID-19 cases or for being located in an isolated area.