Sun. Feb 28th, 2021

COVID-19: FG says Covid-19 test not required for students

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BY Victoria Ogunrinde

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on Monday said that the COVID-19 test is not required for returning students to be admitted into their schools thus explained that only temperature test should be carried out on students.

According to a press statement issued by the Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Education, Bem Goong, the government cautioned school authorities against “asking students or parents to undergo covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.”

The statement reads:” The Federal Ministry of Education says no Covid-19 Test is required for returning students to be admitted into their schools.

“Only temperature checks should be carried out on students and any other person crossing any school gate.

” School authorities should therefore refrain from asking students or parents to undergo covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.”

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