Guwahati News Desk: The Sri Lankan Education Ministry on Wednesday has decided to reopen all schools in the Western Province of the country, including the capital Colombo, on March 29.
Due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, schools were shut last October.
Education Minister G.L. Peiris said that following recommendations from the Health Ministry, schools for all grades would reopen on March 29.
The Minister said that all necessary health protocols would be strictly followed.
“Now we believe that a conducive environment has been created to re-open all schools and all grades in the Western Province. The health recommendations in this regard were conveyed by the Health Services Director General,” the Minister added.
Overall coronavirus caseload and the death toll of the country stood at 90,765 and 552, respectively.