Kuwait students can take exams online until vaccine made available. Education Ministry’s request for paper exams was rejected in bid to stem infection rate.
Kuwait , Kuwait
13 November 2020, 12:00 AM
30 November 2020, 12:00 AM
The Kuwaiti health authorities have rejected a request from the Education Ministry on holding paper examinations as the country is battling to stem the coronavirus, according to a local newspaper report.
Undersecretary of the Health Ministry Dr. Mustafa Reda said that the Health Ministry has demanded that all tests at all education levels be conducted online until vaccines against the coronavirus are made available.
“In view of the repercussions of the epidemiological situation, the spread of the coronavirus and concerted efforts to limit its effects and perils, the Health Ministry is of the view that tests for all students at all education levels in the current period must be conducted online until the health situation becomes stable in the country and until the availability of the necessary vaccines against COVID-19,” Dr. Reda added.