Education Minister Zia Seluk said on Tuesday that teachers in Turkey have to undergo vaccination to protect them from Covid-19 in February. Schools will be opened in the country from March 1, where all teachers will be tested in the month before that.
President Tayyip Erdogan announced the reopening of schools on Monday after a cabinet meeting on Monday. It was reported that in some small villages, general education will resume on 15th February while children in other grades and age groups will be able to go to school from March 1.
In a televised address, Selkuk said all pre-schools will reopen full-time on February 15, while other grades will start from March 1. We have our teachers throughout February,” he added.
Are planning to vaccinate, who will start teaching individually.
Primary school students will attend class twice a week, while students of class VIII and XII – who are studying for high school and university examinations – will be able to stay for the entire time.
Turkey has so far recorded nearly 2.5 million cases and more than 26,000 deaths from COVID-19. The outbreak began here in March last year. According to data from the Ministry of Health, some 2.2 million shows of the vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. have been received by the country.