Sep 08, 2021

Situation not conducive to reopen schools – Dr. Hemantha Herath

The Deputy Director General of Health Services - Dr. Hemantha Herath has said that the prevailing situation is not conducive to reopen schools.

He said that they can consider to reopen schools if education authorities come up with a plan enabling to create a conducive situation.

Should vaccinate O/L & A/L students

Meanwhile, President of the College of Medical Laboratory Science - Ravi Kumudesh has said that a programme should be introduced to vaccinate students sitting for the GCE O/L and GCE A/L exams and that the exams should be held afterwards.

He pointed out that many countries have initiated vaccination programmes for students in order to hold major exams in their respective countries.