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More school classes to resume as Covid cases dry up

2021-05-11 HKT 15:40
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  • All children can go back to school for half-day classes from May 24. File photo: RTHK
    All children can go back to school for half-day classes from May 24. File photo: RTHK
Hong Kong has recorded no new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases for a fourth consecutive day.

The Centre for Health Protection reported just one imported coronavirus case on Tuesday, involving a woman who recently flew in from Indonesia.

As infection figures remain at a low level, the Education Bureau announced that schools can resume half-day in-person classes for all pupils from May 24.

Currently, schools can have two-thirds of their children on campus at any one time, unless the teachers are getting tested regularly for Covid.

The bureau said classes should continue to open only on a half-day basis, to avoid pupils having to eat lunch there.