NUTP objects to Covid-19 screening at schools, suggests self-testing at home | The Malaysian Insight

NUTP objects to Covid-19 screening at schools, suggests self-testing at home

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2/12/2021 5:30:00 PM

NUTP objects to Covid-19 screening at schools, suggests self-testing at home

It says teachers are wary of performing tests on pupils without wearing protective gear.

Copy URLThe National Union of the Teaching Profession has suggested that parents of primary school pupils perform their children’s Covid-19 self-tests at home instead of having the screenings done by teachers in schools. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 2, 2021.

THE National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) has objected to the implementation of Covid-19 screening tests for primary school pupils every Wednesday beginning December 1.Instead, NUTP secretary-general Wang Heng Suan suggested that pupils take the tests at home carried out by parents and that the parents of pupils selected to undergo the test should be informed beforehand and be supplied with test kits.

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