The government announced today (28th) the cancellation of most epidemic prevention restrictions such as vaccine passes. Cai Ruolian, the director of the Education Bureau, wrote an article on social media tonight, announcing that teachers and students will maintain daily body temperature measurements and rapid tests before returning to school until January 31 next year. Starting from tomorrow (29th), the need for a vaccine pass to enter the school will be cancelled.
The original requirement that 90% of students have received enough vaccinations to be able to teach full-time classes from February will be cancelled. From February next year, middle schools will first resume full-time classes, and primary schools and kindergartens will also have full-day face-to-face classes two weeks later.
▼On December 28, the government announced the cancellation of the vaccine pass▼
Primary and middle school students temporarily need to take a quick test before going to school every day. It is not yet determined whether it will be canceled from 2.1
Lu Chongmao, Director of the Medical and Health Bureau, said at today's press conference that the Education Bureau will review the school situation and review the school rapid test arrangements. It is initially considered that primary schools and kindergartens will maintain daily rapid tests due to their low self-care ability.
How about middle school students?
Cai Ruolian said in the post that considering the intensive interaction between teachers and students on campus, frequent activities, and high risk of transmission, and that students, especially young students, are one of the key protection groups, the staff and students should continue to return to school every day. Take your body temperature and complete the quick test beforehand, including middle school students. Until January 31, 2023, if the quick test result is positive, you will not be allowed to return to school.
Only schools that maintain the vaccination rate at a specified level during the period can teach full-time.
Secondary schools will start full-time classes on 2.1 next year. Primary schools and kindergartens will start full-day classes on 2.15.
Cai Ruolian continued to say that from February 2023, full-time face-to-face classes will be gradually and orderly resumed. From February 1st, middle schools will first fully resume full-time face-to-face classes, and from February 15th, primary schools and kindergartens will fully resume full-time face-to-face classes. The government will also review and Appropriately adjust the requirements for school teachers and students to complete the quick test before returning to school every day.
▼September 1, when Chuangzhi Middle School started, some students took the quick test▼
From tomorrow, students who do not need a vaccine pass to enter school can participate in after-school activities
Cai Ruolian announced that the school vaccine pass will be canceled from tomorrow, December 29. All teaching staff and other people do not need to hold a valid vaccine pass to enter the school; all students can participate in after-school activities, and students who have no one to take care of them can also stay in school for activities.
Cai Ruolian called on parents to arrange vaccinations for their children as soon as possible, and said that the Education Bureau will continue to provide appropriate support to schools.
▼September 1, the affiliated school of Fujian Middle School will start ▼
▼On December 28, Li Jiachao announced that most of the epidemic prevention restrictions will be canceled from December 29▼
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