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Kathu municipal schools closed over COVID concerns

Kathu municipal schools closed over COVID concerns

PHUKET: Four municipality schools in Kathu have been closed over concerns of one parent and a student at one of the schools being confirmed as infected with COVID-19.

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By The Phuket News

Monday 5 July 2021, 01:43PM


A classroom at Kathu Municipal 2 School undergoes cleansing on Saturday (July 3). Photo: Kathu Municipal 2 School

A classroom at Kathu Municipal 2 School undergoes cleansing on Saturday (July 3). Photo: Kathu Municipal 2 School

Kathu Municipality confirmed the school closures through an announcement posted online this morning (July 5).

The four schools in Kathu ordered closed were named as Kathu Municipal School 1 and Kathu Municipal School 2, along with the Ket Ho Child Development Center and the Kathu Child Development Center.

The four schools have been ordered closed by Kathu Mayor Chaianan Sutthikul “as a precaution” from today (July 5) through to July 18.

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Students may return to the schools to resume classes on July 19, Mayor Chaianan said in the notice.

In the meantime, the four schools will undergo intensive cleaning and sanitising of key areas, he added.

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Kurt | 07 July 2021 - 10:42:48

The difference can't be greater. In Kathu 4 schools closed coz 1 parent, 1 student with Covid, ( which variant???) and just over the hill in Patong full steam ahead with a festival that mainly will be attended by Thai people. Including a lot of people from Kathu. Now we just wait for a spike in infections. Opening up 'Sandbox' + same time a Festival is to much challenge, to quick, to c...

 

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