UAE Ministry of Education closing schools due to Coronavirus

UAE Ministry of Education
UAE Ministry of Education

UAE Ministry of Education closing schools from 8th March 2020, Sunday. The planned spring vacations were planned to start from 29th March 2020 to 12 April 2020. The announcement mentions that all schools and higher education institutions will be now closed for 4 weeks. More details below.

UAE Ministry of Education closing schools

The news also mentions that both public and private schools will be off for 4 weeks’ time. During this period all educational institutions will be sterilized and disinfection measures will be taken.

UAE also announced six more Coronavirus cases after which such measures were announced.

The move forms part of “preventive and precautionary measures to ensure the safety of students and is in line with efforts and measures taken at the national level, aimed at reducing the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19),” according to an official statement.

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