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COVID-19: Delta varsities, polys, others to reopen September 21

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COVID-19: Delta Varsities, Polys, Others To Reopen September 21. See What The State Government Has To Say About Resumption Below.

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Tertiary institutions in Delta State are to reopen on September 21, 2020, five months after the state government ordered closure of schools to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.

Government sources said on Monday that the date had been tentatively agreed upon as resumption date for the new academic session for tertiary institutions following a meeting by the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, with stakeholders including COVID-19 management team.

Delta State is currently in the eighth position on Nigeria’s COVID-19 chart with 1,744 confirmed infections.

Of the number, the State has managed and discharged 1,540 patients with 157 currently undergoing treatment.

However, 47 fatalities have so far been recorded.

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One of the sources who is a top government official said, “We have agreed to reopen before September end. So far, we have agreed tentatively on September 21.  I can assure you that our schools will reopen in Delta State in September. Governor Okowa will announce it when all arrangements are completed.”

Also, a commissioner in the state, who did not want his name in print, said “our schools are resuming in September.”

Source: Punch ng


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