Updated on : Thứ Tư, 17/02/2021 - 4:53 CH
Forty localities switch to online learning due to COVID-19

VGP – As of early February 17, as many as 40 localities decided to shut schools of all levels due to a resurgence in COVID-19.

In the capital city of Ha Noi, pupils are asked to stay at home for online study till February 28.

In Hai Duong Province, the biggest coronavirus hotspot in Viet Nam, schools closure will last till March 2.

In Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Kon Tum, Binh Dinh Province, Thai Nguyen Province, Phu Yen Province and Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, pupils were asked to stay at home for online study till February 28.

In Binh Thuan, Binh Phuoc, Ben Tre, Dien Bien, An Giang, Ha Nam, Bac Ninh, Quang Ngai, Phu Tho, Ninh Binh, Bac Lieu, Hau Giang, Quang Nam, Hoa Binh, Vinh Long, Tra Vinh, Quang Ninh, Long An and Lai Chau provinces, schools will be shut till February 21.

Schools are closed until next announcement in Can Tho City, Hai Phong City and provinces of Dong Thap, Bac Giang, Hung Yen, Ninh Thuan, Vinh Phuc, Son La, Thai Binh, Gia Lai and Tuyen Quang.

Thanh Hoa Province intended to open schools on February 20 while Binh Duong Province required pupils to stay at home till February 28 (for kindergartens and primary schools) and February 21 (for secondary and high schools). 

Earlier, at a virtual teleconference with the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on February 15, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Ngo Thi Minh said that nine students and a teacher have tested positive for coronavirus.

Last year, more than 22 million students and pupils nationwide studied online for around three months./.

By Thuy Dung

Thuy Dung
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