KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 -- Sekolah Kebangsaan Dalam Wang located in the area under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Kampung Padang Che Mas, Baling, Kedah will be closed from Oct 18 to 31.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in a statement tonight said that the closure was in line with the announcement by Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on the implementation of CMCO in the area.
According to the statement, the closure of the school involved 22 teachers and 214 students.
"During the closure, school administrators were instructed to ensure that teachers and students conduct teaching and learning at home," according to the statement.
Home teaching and learning manuals can be downloaded from the KPM official portal www.moe.gov.my.
Ismail Sabri today announced the news after the National Security Council (MKN) Special Session today, following a suggestion by Kedah MKN on the current situation of COVID-19 in the village.
As of Oct 12, a total of 236 individuals in Kampung Padang Che Mas had undergone targeted screening and were told to undergo quarantine for 14 days at home and to wear quarantine bracelets while 25 individuals were found to be positive for COVID-19.
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