Jan 25, 2022

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COVID-19: New Advisory for Schools As NCDC Puts Benchmark on Body Temperature for Students, Teachers – Legit.ng

  • The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued a new policy for teachers and students in schools across the country
  • The new policy has instructed the school administration to prevent teachers and students from entering the school premises with a high body temperature
  • In the guideline, surfaces must be cleaned twice a day and during breaks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus

Schools across Nigeria have been instructed to ensure that teachers and students with high temperatures are not allowed into their premises. < / p>

The policy was issued Tuesday January 11th by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) through its COVID-19 Situation Report to schools.

< p class = "align-left"> Daily Trust reports that the NCDC said the discovery of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus d he need created for the center to step up implementation and compliance with public health measures against the virus.

The center also urged the Nigerian school administration to follow suit and ensure that adequate measures are taken to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

To minimize the spread of the virus, daily temperature checks should be made at the entry points of be of utmost importance.

NCDC said:

“People with a temperature above 38 ° C should not be allowed access.”

< blockquote> “Provision of facilities for hand washing and hand disinfectants for hand hygiene. Everyone over 6 years of age must wear masks on the school premises. “

” Always ensure adequate ventilation and a minimum distance of one meter between the students in the classrooms. “

The Punch reports that the NCDC has also urged schools to ensure that surfaces such as desks, door handles and others are disinfected frequently.

Personal items such as pencils , Pens, erasers should not be shared among students or teachers, while all staff in the infirmary must be trained and equipped with personal protective equipment (PPE).

In addition, should be with Resumption of school rapid diagnostic test kits will be provided for students and teachers.

The center said:

“Students and staff who should be feeling sick Stay at home and seek immediate treatment at a health facility. “

” All eligible people should be vaccinated against COVID-19 at one of the nearby vaccination centers. Those who are vaccinated must continue to adhere to public health measures. “

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< p class = "align-left"> The two celebrities were born in the 1980s J Ears famous after hosting science fiction shows on French television and becoming known for their dramatic cosmetic surgeries in recent years.

Her lawyer, Maitre Eduoard de Lamaze acknowledges who mourned the two of them as happy and kind people who had easy answers to big questions.