The dates on which all the country’s pupils return to school have just been published in the Government Gazette. The dates are as follows:
June 1, 2020: Gr. 7’s and gr. 12’s
6 July 2020: Gr. R, gr. 3, gr. 6, gr. 10, gr. 11
3 August 2020: Gr. 4, gr. 5, gr. 8, gr. 9.
The Dates for gr. 1 and gr. 2 has not been published yet
Thulas Nxesi says there are specific protocols in place that will definitely have to be followed. The ministers of public works and education will be able to say more about this.
Many politicians have raised concerns of the reopening of schools, specially in the Western Cape.
The Western Cape has just released its latest infection rate.
A total of 18 350 Covid-19 cases have so far been reported in the province, of which 1 064 were in the last 24 hours.
See the Level 3 regulations press briefing below: