Covid-19: Closing schools might not protect children from infection, says Ong Ye Kung

Covid-19: Closing schools might not protect children from infection, says Ong Ye Kung

15.2.2020

Covid-19: Closing schools might not protect children from infection, says Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE — Some parents have called for schools to be closed amid the Covid-19 outbreak for the sake of safety, but doing so might not necessarily protect children from infection, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Feb 14).

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