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Private schools will be reopening on Tuesday, 11 January 2022 for in-person learning after the long Christmas, New Years and Epiphany holidays. Nevertheless, children enrolled in public schools may have to stay at home and continue their studies remotely. Despite an order for all schools to reopen for in-person learning on Tuesday, the association of public schools teachers (ADP) is against returning to schools. Eduardo Hidalgo, president of the ADP, says more than 10,000 teachers are showing symptoms of the virus. Hidalgo in a press conference called on 10 January 2022 that public schools should not reopen until 1 February 2022.

President Luis Abinader said that the return to schools is voluntary for students. Minister of Public Health Daniel Rivera says that spread is less in schools. Dr. Senén Caba, president of the Dominican Medical Association (CMD)...

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