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Ghana To Quarantine SHS Students After WASSCE Exam- GES



Ghana Senior High School (SHS) students

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed that one of the measures to be adopted for Senior High School (SHS) students after the successful completion of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before they are finally allowed to integrate with the larger community is a possible mandatory quarantine .

This was made known by Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Prof. Kwasi Owusu-Amankwa during an interview on Face to Face with Citi TV.

He said GES in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service began working on a strategic plan on how Senior High School (SHS) students will safe from contract the novel virus before and after the exam.

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“When the students are done with the WASSCE, they will definitely go home. The conversation is that the Ghana Health Service will put in whatever contingency measure in place before they go home,” he said.

He added that “they [Ghana Health Service] will tell us the details but maybe when they [students] are going home, some arrangements will be made for them to quarantine. I had a conversation with the Ghana Health Service Director-General so obviously something will be done.”

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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