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Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:04 - Updated Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:04

Covid-19: Schools receive means of biosafety

Huambo - Schools in central Huambo province received Tuesday biosafety means distributed by the local Education Office, ahead of class resumption scheduled for 5th October.

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Benefitted from biosafety means include schools of the First and Second Cycles of the secondary education, an investment estimated at Akz 10 million.

The means include 500 buckets of 50 liters, with mounted taps, 150 boxes of blue soap, 110 boxes of bleach, 75 bags of washing powder, as well as five water reservoirs of thousand liters.

The director of the Provincial Office of Education, Celestino Piedade Chiquela, said that the means add to those already distributed by the municipal administrations of the 11 municipalities in the province.

The objective is to support 75 secondary education institutions, of which 55 percent lack this means.

Currently, Huambo province has 1,222 schools, ranging from beginners to the 2nd cycle of secondary education, which host 882, 133 students, taught by more than 14, 841 teachers.

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