Saudi Arabia to continue with online education until end of school year

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

23rd Feb, 2021. 11:32 am
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Saudi Arabia has decided to continue the online education system to curb the spread of coronavirus.

As per the details, the Ministry of Education Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh has announced on Monday that educational processes will be done remotely in the Kingdom until the end of the current academic year. Sheikh announced that the measure has been taken as part of the government’s efforts to limit the spread of the virus.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi Minister said in a statement that the decision is an affirmation of the wise leadership’s interest in the safety of students and all education personnel from the risks of being infected with the deadly virus.

The decision comes as a high number of coronavirus cases are being reported in Saudi Arabia. There are 2,455 active cases. The Kingdom has dealt with 375,333 confirmed cases out of which 6,466 have died and 366,412 have recovered so far.

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