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However, all teachers are due to be screened for the coronavirus by the end of this week.

Covid-19 tests are not mandatory for students returning to schools in Dubai from the new academic term on August 30, Khaleej Times can confirm.

Education regulator Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) said in a statement: “As we look forward to many students returning to school next week, we would like to confirm that Covid-19 PCR testing is not mandatory for students.”

However, all teachers are due to be screened for the coronavirus by the end of this week.

In Sharjah, pupils of all ages and teachers must have a negative Covid-19 test result before returning to school.

In Abu Dhabi, all pupils over the age of 12 and teachers must be tested.

Parents have been given the option to choose in-person or remote learning for their children when schools reopen across the UAE.





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