Schools to remain closed for grades LKG through 6 for additional week

Male’ City schools will remain closed, and online classes will continue from grades LKG up to the six for an additional week.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has warned that the COVID-19 situation in capital Male’ is very grave. The country is currently experiencing its worst situation since the beginning of the pandemic, HPA has said.

The Education Ministry said classes will be held online from LKG up to the 6th grade for the next week. The decision was made after discussion with HPA, said the ministry. However, physical classes will resume for grade 8 and above staring Sunday, said the ministry.

The government ceased physical classes for students up to grade 6 earlier on February 13th.