Moscow schools are fully prepared for the resumption of full-time education in the context of epidemiological constraints. This was announced on Thursday, January 14, by TASS with reference to the press service of the Moscow Department of Education and Science.
“The capital’s educational organizations are already ready for the return of the children and have all the necessary resources to organize the educational process in compliance with the sanitary and epidemiological requirements of Rospotrebnadzor,” said the agency’s interlocutor.
He clarified that in schools, employees and students undergo thermometry, several entrances to the building are used, thorough cleaning is carried out regularly with the use of detergents and disinfectants, teachers wear masks and gloves.
In addition, dispensers with skin antiseptics for treating hands and closed-type bactericidal lamps for air disinfection, safe for children, are installed in the premises.
“If any of the students or teachers have symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections, then they are isolated until the arrival of an ambulance,” added a representative of the department.
Earlier on the same day, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed a decree stating that Moscow schoolchildren would return to full-time education from January 18. Their transport cards will be unlocked.
Also on Thursday, Russian Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov said that in the overwhelming majority of schools in Russian regions, full-time classes have resumed.
On January 12, it was reported that only five schools in Russia remain quarantine measures in connection with the spread of coronavirus. This is 0.01% of the total number of schools in the country.
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