Cabinet has approved the resumption of face-to-face instruction as of Monday for students sitting examinations.
According to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Face-to-face engagement for students preparing for the 2021 sitting of exit examinations constitutes a timely and necessary intervention to better enable students to adequately prepare.
He says COVID-19 infection prevention and control protocols will be established, enforced and strictly adhered to at the schools.
Mr Holness also announced that provisions have been made through the Regional Offices for disbursement of grants for basic equipment and materials needed for sanitization purpose.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will coordinate with parents and local transport providers to ensure the safe movement of students to and from school.