On-site studying to renew in November, topic to college students being vaccinated

The Education Minister says schools can re-open for in-classroom learning from November 1, offered sufficient college students are vaccinated. Addressing a press conference, Treenuch Thienthong confirmed the plan to re-open colleges following consultation with health officials and the interior ministries. According to the minister, the re-opening hinges on the rollout of Pfizer vaccine doses, which might be offered to students between the ages of 12 and 17 from next month.
Treenuch says vaccination will be carried out solely with parents’ permission, with college students at midnight pink provinces prioritised. According to a Bangkok Post report, there are 15,465 instructional facilities in the dark purple zones. Around Soaring of lecturers across the country have now been vaccinated and Treenuch says beneath the plan, all college workers shall be inoculated.
“Vaccination might need to proceed quickly. The Public Health Ministry will map out a vaccination plan whereas the Education Ministry will move details about the necessity and attainable side-effects of inoculation to parents.”

The minister says she hopes the knowledge offered to parents will be enough for them to signal consent varieties, which must be returned by the end of this month.
“We shall be dwelling with Covid-19 and it must be carried out in a means that doesn’t cause additional chaos to our students’ education.”

Meanwhile, according to the Bangkok Post, Amporn Pinasa from the Office of the Basic Education Commission says unvaccinated students can also attend on-site classes, however will want to endure more thorough screening than those that are vaccinated.
In associated information, the Department of Disease Control has confirmed that 2 million Pfizer doses are expected to arrive this month, adopted by another 2 million doses each week during October. Department chief Opas Karnkawinpong says around 4.5 million college students will receive their first dose subsequent month.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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