HÀ NỘI — More than 1,900 preschools and primary schools in Hà Nội reopened on Monday morning after a long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic since February, as Việt Nam entered 25th day without community transmission case.
Over the weekends, schools sterilised classrooms and outdoor areas. Staff were assigned to measure students’ temperatures, while markers were placed on the ground to ensure children keep a safe distance when queueing to enter the school grounds and classrooms.
A student of Nghĩa Tân Primary School in Hà Nội's Cầu Giấy District is taken to school on Monday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tùng
Students have their temperature checked at the gate of Nghĩa Tân Primary School. —VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tùng
Students attend Monday's flag ceremony in class instead of gathering in the school yard as usual. —VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tùng
Students of Thăng Long Primary School in Hoàn Kiềm District are told to keep their distance while entering the school. — VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt
Some kids are excited to follow the marked positions that help to ensure students keep a safe distance. — VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt
A teacher helps a student clean his hands at Thăng Long Primary School. — VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt
Students are not required to wear face masks in class. — VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt
Some students are not so happy at being back to school after a long break and saying goodbye to their mothers. VNA/VNS Photo
Teachers at Golden Light Kindergarden in Hà Nội's Hai Bà Trưng District help a girl clean her hands before entering class. VNA/VNS Photo
Together with Hà Nội, HCM City and the northern province of Tuyên Quang also allowed preschool and primary school students to go back to school from Monday.
Students of secondary schools and high schools in Hà Nội and HCM City returned last week, a week later than most localities in the country since the two cities are deemed to be at higher virus risks. — VNS