Schools in Venezuela will resume face-to-face classes next week: Maduro

the president of VenezuelaNicolás Maduro, said on Thursday that face-to-face classes will resume next week in all shifts in both primary, secondary and university education, in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic.

In October 2021, the government allowed the return to classes in schools and high schools under a method of one face-to-face week and another not, after a year and a half of online education due to the rebound in coronavirus cases in the South American country.

“Starting next week we are going to normalize classes in all schools, colleges and universities in the country. 100% classes in all shifts,” Maduro said in an act broadcast on state television.

The Venezuelan president added that the return was due to the progress of the vaccination plan in the Caribbean nation.

According to the Venezuelan government, the vaccination goals have been met, without giving further details. The Pan American Health Organization on its website says that 49.8% of the population has both doses of the vaccines.

In the country, the cases of coronavirus amount to 519,872 since March 2020 and the deceased add up to 5,673.


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