Record attendance in first day of school at public schools


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Feb 20, 2019

Media reports record attendance at public schools nationwide for day one in school. Around 2.8 million students are enrolled in public schools nationwide. In-person learning resumed on 20 September 2021 in all schools nationwide. Previously, most private schools had already reopened for face-to-face classes. Schools in the Dominican Republic had been closed since March 2020. In some schools up to 90% of students attended.

Reports are that the Colegio Calasanz in the National District, that had opened weeks ago, announced it was moving to a hybrid mode, with in-person learning and remote learning after several students and teachers reported falling sick with Covid-19.

Meanwhile, the director of the Robert Reid Cabral Children’s hospital, infectologist Clemente Terrero says 14 children are hospitalized for dengue, a seasonal disease that is spread by the...

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