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Lebanese schoolchildren and students went to school after mass vaccination

10.01.2022 167 просмотров

Lebanese schools and universities have resumed classes despite the peak of COVID-19 cases.

The Lebanese authorities allowed classes in schools and higher educational institutions from Monday, despite the peak of the incidence of coronavirus in the country after the New Year holidays. According to the Minister of Education and Higher Education of the Republic Abbas Halabi, training in the traditional format is carried out in compliance with sanitary and preventive standards that meet the requirements of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

“We cannot disrupt the educational process for the third year in a row because of the pandemic, as this threatens with irreparable consequences for the entire education system,” he emphasized .

Classes at schools and universities have resumed after the s s mass vaccination campaign of teachers and students with Pfizer on Saturday and Sunday. As the Al-Manar TV channel reported with a link to the data of the Ministry of Health, more than 80,000 people were vaccinated against COVID-19. human. For the first time since February last year, schoolchildren aged 11 years and older have been voluntarily vaccinated against coronavirus.

Lebanese Health Minister Firas Abyad tweeted that "the campaign to vaccinate schoolchildren, students and teaching staff will continue with the  collective immunity. Referring to the noticeable increase in the number of citizens infected with COVID-19 over the past three weeks, the minister indicated that this was the result of the rapid spread of the omicron strain of coronavirus in the country. On Friday, in Lebanon, the maximum number of citizens since the start of the pandemic was 7,974 in a single day.

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