Singapore primary school children to be given three Covid-19 self-test kits after September holidays


Families are encouraged to help students do a self-test at home. - The Straits Times/ANN

SINGAPORE, Sept 12 (The Straits Times/ANN): All primary school pupils will be given three antigen rapid test (ART) kits from Monday (Sept 13), as they return from their September holiday break.

This is part of a four-pronged approach set out by Education Minister Chan Chun Sing in a Facebook post on Sunday to keep schools safe. It also includes keeping children at home if they are unwell, safe management measures in schools, and ring-fencing known Covid-19 cases and contacts.

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