Ventilation issues: Schools nationwide being checked ahead of October reopening, says Dr Mah


Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon. -Bernama filepic

TANJUNG MALIM: All schools are being checked to ensure they are properly ventilated as preparations to reopen schools enter its final stage, says Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon.

The Deputy Education Minister said schools nationwide were being checked and there had been no issues so far.

"We are going around (the country) to check schools and to monitor the matter closely.

"It’s been so far so good," he said after visiting the public vaccination centre for teenagers in SMK Proton City here on Friday (Sept 24).

Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin had reportedly announced that schools would reopen in stages starting in October.

Dr Mah also said schools that had air conditioners had been advised to set the temperature to an adequate level.

"We advised (schools) to use a temperature that was not too cold.

"The temperature should be kept at between 23 and 26 degrees Celsius,” he said, adding that proper ventilation was also of paramount importance.

On the programme at the school, Dr Mah said 127 students would be getting their first dose.

"Today is the first day of the programme here. Overall, the students are excited to be vaccinated," he said.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Cuepacs not pursuing altercation between Selangor exco member and civil servant
Covid-19: Malaysia will continue to seek fair, affordable vaccine rollout, says PM
1MDB: Najib sues Tommy Thomas for alleged abuse of power in prosecuting him
PM: Malaysia targets RM1bil revenue from cultural sector by 2025
Covid-19: Sabah records 565 cases, new cluster possibly linked to Ranau birthday party, says Masidi
PAS accepts Malaysian Family concept in govt’s administration
Nearly 100% participation in MyCensus 2020 despite pandemic
Petaling District records highest population in 2020, says DOSM
Police detain two men over online job scam after Cheras condo raid
New law passed with heftier punishments to protect endangered wildlife

Others Also Read


Vouchers