BY HIGH-LEVEL COVID-19 TASK FORCE
As it is going to be recalled, the Authorities of Eritrea has been implementing well timed Pointers to stem and neutralize the transmission and contagion of COVID-19 by mapping out, from the outset, a strong and built-in technique of prevention.
One in every of these Pointers is the closure of all colleges – from kindergarten to high schools – issued on 27 March and that continues to be in drive to-date.
On the identical time, the pandemic continues to unfold, with alarming geographic growth and pace, all around the globe. As it’s, the overall variety of contaminated folks up to now exceeds 10 million whereas the variety of fatalities is greater than half one million.
Compared to this preoccupying international and regional scenario, the specter of the pandemic in our nation has not reached a really vicious stage by all requirements. That is certainly illustrated by random assessments performed in addition to all different standardized assessments in quarantine facilities.
This encouraging phenomenon is testimony to, and the result of, the varied preventive measures and pointers issued by the Authorities in addition to the commendable position of the Eritrean folks.
Within the occasion, and crucial as it’s to undertake steady and meticulous monitoring of occasions in addition to a precautionary measure because of the prevailing international and regional scenario; the spontaneous inflow of our nationals from neighboring nations; and, the character and proclivity of the pandemic to unfold instantaneously, we have to take prudent and gradual easing of the restrictions for the enhancement of our developmental packages.
The closure of all colleges in March has induced a deficit of 10 weeks for the completion of the 2019-20 tutorial yr. Alternatively, all the scholars in any respect ranges have to make-up and full all of the remaining classes previous to their enrollment within the 2020-21 tutorial yr.
On this respect:
1) Eleventh Grade college students all around the nation will resume their research on 6 July in an effort to full unfinished parts within the present tutorial yr.
2) Equally, all Faculty college students will resume their research on 13 July in order to finish the remaining parts scheduled for the present tutorial yr.
3) All college students within the remaining grades will resume their research on the finish of August in view of the tough local weather and wet season in lots of elements of the nation. They are going to then proceed to the following tutorial yr.
4) Faculty graduations which can be normally held in July and August are postponed for subsequent October and November for apparent causes.
The easing of restrictions within the Training, in addition to different financial and social sectors, have to be accompanied by strict implementation of, and compliance with, all related procedures and laws (social distancing, ban of enormous gatherings, disinfecting of apparatus, cleanliness, sporting of masks in as a lot as these are doable) for stemming the unfold of the pandemic.
Excessive-level Activity Drive for COVID-19
28, June 2020
#Eritrea: Announcement from Ministry of Well being
*12 sufferers identified optimistic for COVID-19 in in depth assessments in Q/Facilities in Gash Barka Area;
*All are nationals who returned from Sudan not too long ago:
*Variety of confirmed instances to-date = 215
*Recovered = 56https://t.co/R64QZ9wCwT
— Yemane G. Meskel (@hawelti) July 2, 2020