May 21, 2018

'Don't send children to school with feverish symptoms'

Southern Province Education Minister Chandima Rasaputhra yesterday (21) urged  requested the parents to not to send their children to schools if they are suffering from symptoms of cold, cough and fever.

Although no decision has been taken so far to temporarily close schools due to the prevailing fever, such measures will be taken if necessary after discussing with health authorities, he added.

He further said that school principals would also be informed to return those children home, if any child with such symptoms present in school.