In light of recent development of COVID-19 in the country, the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs are taking precautionary measure to ensure that the spread of the epidemic is under control by moving forward the 1st school term holiday from 16th of March 2020 to this Wednesday, 11th of March.
The changes involved primary and secondary schools, colleges, Sixth Form Centre and Institute of Brunei Technical Education, IBTE, under the control of Ministry of Education as well as schools under the Ministry of Religious Affairs, private schools and international schools. The second term school session will resumed as scheduled. However, latest information will be relayed via official media channel and the Ministry of Education from time to time. The Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs in cooperation of Ministry of Health will continue to monitor the progress of the infection and urged all to practice good self-hygiene. For further information and latest development, members of the public can contact COVID-19 Operation Centre, Ministry of Health at 2382396 during office hours only.
Source: Radio Television Brunei