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Govt bans parents’ boarding schools visits

The government has made an announcement banning parents and guardians from visiting boarding schools in a bid aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19.

The move saw Shungu High School in Kwekwe in the Midlands province being forced to cancel its planned annual general meeting (AGM) and parents’ visit on Saturday, the Chronicle reported.

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In a memo addressed to parents and guardians, acting school head, Sister V Morisi wrote:

Following the communication received from the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education on the suspension of visits by parents to schools due to Covid-19 escalation, we therefore, postpone the scheduled AGM and visit tomorrow February 18 until further notice. New arrangements will be communicated soon.

Apparently, Covid-19 cases have reportedly been on a stead rise of late.

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