Seven steps Dubai schools must take if someone tests positive for Covid-19

SourceGulf Business
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Dubai schools must follow a seven-step protocol in case a student or staff member tests positive for the coronavirus infection, the emirate’s education regulator Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has confirmed. In a tweet, KHDA enumerated a list of seven instructions that Dubai-based academic institutions must adhere to, in case a Covid-19 infection is identified on campus. The list includes: Everyone stays calm School leaders call Dubai Health Authority (DHA) DHA and the school carry out contact tracing to identify close contacts The school notifies parents of all close contacts All close contacts quarantine for 14 days, with access to distance learning The school is thoroughly cleaned and sanitised using a government-approved company Dubai Government authorities investigate and recommend whether classes should temporarily switch to distance learning We’re all working together to help students & more...