As a large part of the students have come under the vaccine, now the educational institution will not be closed, said the Minister of Education. Dipu Moni. He said that the educational institutions will run on a limited scale. The minister also said that the work of observing hygiene rules in educational institutions will be strictly monitored through local administration. He said, “I will fix the monitoring mechanism in a day or two.”
He made the remarks at a press conference on Monday (January 10) at around 12 noon.
Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said the total number of students in the age group of 12 to 18 years in the country is one crore 16 lakh 23 thousand 322 people. Of these, 44 lakh students have been given the first dose of Corona vaccine. And 4 lakh 19 thousand 554 people have been given the second dose. The first dose will be given to everyone by January 31.
The education minister said that any student can be vaccinated only if he / she takes his / her identity card or introduces himself / herself as a student.
He said those who have not yet been vaccinated with a single dose will not be able to come to class directly. They will have the opportunity to take classes online.
The Minister further said that SSC and ESC examinations will be held in the middle of this year. Both the exams will be in short syllabus. However, whether or not everything will be tested will be decided according to the situation.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the government has taken all measures to deal with the new variant of Corona Omicron. The Prime Minister urged the people to abide by the health protection rules to prevent the spread of the virus. He made the remarks at a function on Sunday (January 9th) when he was virtually attached to Ganobhaban.
At that time, the Prime Minister said, Omicron has appeared all over the world. So the people of our country have to abide by the health protection rules. Its prevalence increases in winter. However, in our country there is a little cold and cough in winter. With that in mind, everyone should use a mask.
Corona’s violence had subsided a few days earlier. But the recently identified new variant Omicron has put a huge strain on the healthcare system. However, in the last few days, the number of deaths and identities in the world has been declining.
According to a press release issued by the Department of Health, a total of 10,132 women have died since the outbreak of the epidemic in the country. On the other hand, 18,960 men died.
Incidentally, the educational institution has reopened on September 12 after being closed for almost a year and a half due to corona infection.