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Sun. Sep 27th, 2020

Tanzanian schools reopen after COVID-19 retreat

By Eric Nzabirinda

Schools in the United Republic of Tanzania reopened today after breaking off in March as the novel Coronavirus was surging.  

President John Pombe Magufuli a week ago ordered all schools to open June29, but University, institutions of Higher learning and students in Senior Six resumed on June1. 

Some 5.1 million people globally have been so far infected by the Coronavirus and over 333, 000 people lost lives.

President Magufuli, however, advised his citizens to follow health guidelines as life returns to normalcy.

He also removed restrictions on social activities like weddings.

“Because of the reduced cases of coronavirus in the country, I would like to take this opportunity to announce the reopening of all remaining schools, and all social activities that were restricted like wedding celebrations should also resume,” observed President Magufuli.

“Life must go back to normal,” added Magufuli.

As of April29th, 2020, the last day official data was released by the government of the United Republic of Tanzania, there were 509 cases and 21 deaths said Worldometer.

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