All schools, pre-schools, universities and tuition classes will remain closed until further notice. Speaking to media, Minister of Education GL Peiris said considering the prevailing situation, they have decided not to reopen schools and higher education institutions. He said although the government is keen to reopen schools and to academic activities, they cannot endanger the lives of students. The Education Minister noted that at least a three-day notice will be given before the commencement of schools. He said however, the country’s COVID-19 situation must improve in order for them to consider re-opening schools.
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