25 September 2020,   09:19
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The use of face masks in the school environment will be mandatory for teachers – Tamar Gabunia

The Deputy Minister of Health Tamar Gabunia announced today that the Ministry completed working on the package of recommendations, which is very important to start the learning process in a safe environment and limit the risks of spreading the COVID-19.


According to Gabunia, the learning process in Georgia will start on September 15, while maintaining a 1-meter distance in schools will become mandatory.


“The main principles for a safe learning environment have mainly three directions, which are: using personal protective equipment, using face masks, keeping distance and adhering to sanitary-hygienic norms. The use of face masks in the school environment will be mandatory for all visitors, staff, teachers and other persons, except pupils. Teachers are required to wear a face mask, however, they will be able to remove it while conducting lessons”, - concluded the Deputy Minister.

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