The announcement came after the appearance of suspected cases of Covid-19 virus among the employees who were examined.
As a precaution the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) in UAE has announced the transfer of a group of schools to the distance learning system.
This is to happen during the implementation of the examinations phase for teachers and administrative staff in schools and before the enrollment of students.
The announcement came after the appearance of suspected cases of Covid-19 virus among the employees who were examined, as this precautionary measure will remain in place until the results of the laboratory tests appear.
The Ministry and NCEMA confirmed that school administrations will communicate directly with parents and provide all updates on the study system and health status.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in UAE and NCEMA have called on all school employees students and their families to cooperate and disclose any suspected cases of the virus or the presence of any symptoms in order to limit the spread in addition to not practicing work or sending students to school if any symptoms appear.
The authorities have also directed the public’s attention towards the need to obtain information from official sources and not to circulate rumors. It also confirms that legal measures will be taken in coordination with the concerned authorities towards anyone who violates the preventive measures.
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