Registration of students from Wuhan on hold

  • Education
  • Sunday, 02 Feb 2020

THE Education Ministry has temporarily postponed the registration of students from Wuhan and Hubei province and surrounding areas at all learning institutions in the country in the face of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection.

The ministry, in a statement, said the postponement was until a later date.

However, it said, students from other provinces in China were allowed to register for their studies in Malaysia under close observation by their respective learning institutions.

The ministry advised all learning institutions in Malaysia to undertake precautionary measures as prescribed by the Health Ministry.

“This includes monitoring the health status of respective educationists and administration staff as well as students who had just returned from China, ” it said. - Bernama

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