The Health Ministry is changing its policies for allowing 1st-6th grades and 11th and 12th grades to resume in-person studies, in a shift that will effectively allow more schools to reopen.
Under the new criteria, these grades in so-called “yellow” and “green” low-infection areas can reopen on Sunday. In addition, medium-infected “orange” zones whose ranking is below 7 out of 10 on the ministry’s website can resume classes. The ministry will also consider local vaccination rates of over-50s in its rankings.
The ministry will publicize a full list of cities and towns where this is applicable tomorrow.