Statement on Suspension of Educational Institutions
Statement on Suspension of Educational Institutions7/3/2020
The Ministry of Health (MOH) recommends the educational institutions to not suspend the study without coordinating with the Ministry of Education or the Ministry of Higher Education or any concerned Authority, where the decision of study suspension is taken after consulting the MOH.
The decision of study suspension in any educational institution depends on the local epidemical situation of the disease and the risk-assessment for the laboratory-confirmed cases and the contacts. Furthermore, MOH monitors the persons contact the laboratory-confirmed cases, as well as the isolated and quarantined persons.
MOH urges all persons contact with the confirmed cases to communicate with the MOH Contact Centre (24441999) or the hotlines of the governorates and not to pay attention to the rumors.