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Schools to return to full academic work in mid-January – Reports

Graphic is reporting it its sources within the government have indicated that schools in Ghana will return to full academic work beginning mid-January 2021.

According to the reports the decision was arrived at last Wednesday’s cabinet meeting chaired by President Akufo-Addo.

The President is therefore expected to announce the outcome of the meeting soon.


The exact resumption date is unclear yet but the sources say it could be any date from 12th to 19th January, and will mark a return from the long, Covid-19 inspired schools closure by government.

President Akufo-Addo on March 15, announced the closure of all schools in the country beginning March 16, along with a ban on public gatherings when Ghana confirmed her first two positive Covid-19 cases.

Second-year students in junior and senior high schools were however allowed back in school on October 5, 2020 to complete the 2019/20 academic year.

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