525 students contract Covid in Kedah, 15 schools shut

Of the 30,400 primary and secondary school teachers in Kedah, 162 have yet to get their Covid-19 jab. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 24, 2022.

KEDAH has shut 15 schools since January 18, when 525 students and 25 teachers were found to have contracted the coronavirus in education clusters.

State Religious, Education and Human Resource Committee chairman Najmi Ahmad said of the 15 learning institutions, 13 are day boarding schools and two, normal schools.

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