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Schools In Singapore Should Take Steps To Ensure Students' Well-Being In The Light Of Wuhan Virus Outbreak

Schools In Singapore Should Take Steps To Ensure Students' Well-Being In The Light Of Wuhan Virus Outbreak

Ministry of Education (MOE) recently announced that, the schools in Singapore should take all the possible and required precautionary steps to ensure students' well-being in the light of the Wuhan virus outbreak. Singapore has confirmed its first case of the most recent coronavirus, prompting authorities to introduce stricter preventive measures. Earlier Thursday, schools in Singapore had issued a declaration notice to the students’ parents detailing their travel plans for the Chinese New Year.

The information submitted will only be available by approved workers and will encourage safety measures to be taken after the holidays in case of increased concerns.After the confirmation of first imported case of the deadly virus in Singapore, MOE amended its guidelines to parents. Along with the travel statements, that those who traveled to China from different places will be informed to monitor their health and take their vitals recording regularly for 14 days after their return.

Infants and young children are more vulnerable to infectious diseases and are recommended that pre-school staff to postpone non-essential travel to Wuhan during this time period. Border inspection has been extended to all land and sea checkpoints following the news of the first confirmed case, while a travel advisory has been issued for Singaporeans to avoid travel to the province of Hubei.


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