CMO: meeting on Thursday to discuss possible reopening of schools

    CMO Dr Roshan Parasram (File photo credit: Office of the Prime Minister)

    The Ministries of Health and Education will meet on Thursday morning to discuss the possible reopening of schools.

    In December, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said face to face classes could resume for some students on February 8th 2021.

    The decision, he added, would be depend on the number of cases recorded after the Christmas holiday season.

    Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram spoke on the matter today when asked about measures for students who are deemed to be ‘high-risk’.

    The CMO also clarified that children will not be given the vaccine at this point in time.

    Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram.