Saint Catherine's Academy in Belize City was one of those schools which reopened its doors last week, but have now decided to return to online classes for the time being.

That's because some teachers came down with COVID, and so, the management had to make the difficult call. This evening, we spoke to the Principal, Salome Tillett, and she told us that the teachers and students were very excited to return to class:



In the Cabinet's briefing from this week, the Government says that Of the 313 cases affecting teachers, only 33 were recorded among teachers who were actively engaging in hybrid learning. When compared to cases among students, out of the 456 cases confirmed, 67 were confirmed among students who were actively engaging in hybrid learning. The cases recorded among teachers affected 1.4 percent of teachers actively engaging in hybrid learning. Among students, the rate was even lower, with cases affecting only 0.27 percent of all students actively engaging in hybrid learning.

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