Speaking to the media, the minister said that students entering elementary school 5, elementary school 6, grade 5 and grade 6 in the new school year, as well as students entering elementary or secondary school and being kindergarten students in the final year, the first will be on campus, reports the South China Morning Post (SCMP).
On September 29, they would be followed by students from second to fourth grades, second to fourth elementary schools and younger kindergarten children, he added.
International schools would follow a similar schedule to resume classes. Earlier this month, education officials announced that on-site classes for Hong Kong’s 900,000 students in kindergartens, elementary schools and secondary schools would be suspended until further notice for the new school year after teachers were asked during the city’s third coronavirus Online courses conduct wave.
As of Monday, Hong Kong reported a total of 4,802 cases with 88 deaths.