School year advances in 10 universities in Cuba despite Covid-19 – CountingNews

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Havana, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) A dozen Higher Education centers maintain their teaching activities in Cuba with strict health protocols, said today the head of the portfolio, José Ramón Saborido, in statements to national television. 19659002] After resuming the 2019-2020 academic year the previous week, 13,218 higher education students were incorporated in a staggered manner in the territories with a more favorable epidemiological situation, the minister said.

Of them, 5,567 remain in university residences, he added.

With the closure of the University of Ciego de Ávila, due to the complex epidemiological situation reported in that central territory, its students moved to continue the course in neighboring Camagüey, he explained.

The students of that demarcation study many outside their territory, he said, so the decision was made until their house of higher studies reopens its doors.

For their part, The universities of Villa Clara and Pinar del Río plan to return to teaching activities on the 14th, also in a staggered manner, if the favorable behavior of Covid-19 in their respective territories continues.

However, the centers of the western provinces of Havana, Artemisa, Mayabeque and Matanzas will resume their activities when epidemiological conditions allow it.

The minister insisted that the most important thing is preserve the health of students, teachers and workers.

'With all the security measures, the universities are working so that on October 30th the completion of studies exercises in all the careers in the country end', he concluded. [19659009] window .___ gcfg = {lang: 'en-US'};
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