More than 500 Schools Reopen For Face-To-Face Classes


More than 500 schools islandwide reopened their gates on Monday (May 10) to resume face-to-face classes for students who will be sitting upcoming examinations.

Educational institutions were ordered closed on March 21 due to a surge in the number of new coronavirus cases in the island.

Education Minister Fayval Williams, who visited Dunoon Park Technical High School in Kingston today to observe proceedings, said that more institutions are expected to reopen during this week.

She indicated that the necessary protocols are in place to ensure the safety of students and teachers.