Edu Min. says only 65% of students have been attending classes since Covid-19 onset

by December 4th, 2020

Acting Permanent Secretary in the Education Ministry, Dr. Grace McLean said on average, only 65.2 percent of the nation’s children, have been attending classes in some form, since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking at yesterdays (December 3) Public Administration and Appropriations Committee, PAAC, meeting Dr. McLean noted that this attendance is 15 percent less than the average for last year.

Dr. McLean also revealed that 800 students, tested positive for Covid.