Bali reminds schools to apply health protocols during offline learning

Health

The Deputy Governor of Bali Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati has reminded teachers to always apply strict health protocols during the implementation of face-to-face learning.

“Even though students have received the COVID-19 vaccination, they must always implement health protocols as one of the main keys to protect themselves,” Sukawati said here, Sunday.

Therefore, he had asked teachers and school staffs to pay attention regarding the social distancing between students during offline learning inside and outside the classroom.

“Besides social distancing, students attendance in schools would be arranged in schedule. They also must wearing masks and washing hands,” he added.

According to Sukawati, the implementation of health protocols since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic until now must not be forgotten by people.

He also lauded the implementation of vaccination for children aged 6-11 years in Bali Province, which began on December 15, 2021. The vaccination went quickly and smoothly.

“It has not even been a month and we have reached 100 percent for the first dose vaccination for children aged six to 11,” he said.

Vaccination of children aged 6-11 years in Bali Province is targeted to cover 369,044 children spread across nine districts/cities.

The COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the province as of January 22 had reached 3,505,622 people (102,95 percent from target) for the first dose and the second dose had reached 3,139,680 people (92,20 percent from target).

“The COVID-19 vaccination in Bali has shown results. We have seen for ourselves that Bali had zero death rate every day. This cannot be separated from the people’s participation in taking COVID-19 vaccine,” he remarked.

 

Source: Antara News

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