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Clusters Of COVID-19 Cases Involving Educational Institutions On The Rise

today7 December 2021

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(Source: Aswadi Alias/New Straits Times)

A packed class schedule and assignment list is already tough enough in normal times, but being forced to take most (if not all) of their classes online, while being robbed of a proper campus experience takes a massive toll on a young person’s mental health.

It would not be an understatement to say that students nationwide have been feeling the effects of COVID-19 perhaps more than most.

(Source: Straits Times)

As the saying goes, when it rains it pours, as clusters of new cases involving educational institutions in the past two weeks are now on the rise, reports The Star.

β€œAll categories of clusters showed a downward trend, except for education clusters,” said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah yesterday, 6 December.

It was reported that over the last two weeks, clusters of this kind have increased to a staggering 16 in total, and is widely believed to include…

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Written by: Ahmad Hamizan


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