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There are already four confirmed schools in Sinaloa where students or teachers have tested positive for COVID

Sinaloa. – The Ministry of Public Education and Culture (Sepyc) continues to receive reports of positive cases of COVID-19 in schools in Sinaloa thus Health protocols have been applied to prevent the spread of the virus in the educational community. Graciela Domínguez Nava reported.

For the latest information on COVID cases in Sinaloa, see the special section of Línea Directa

The head of the agency explained that the updated report includes the Miguel Hidalgo elementary school in Los Mochis and a technical secondary school; Groups were closed at both schools.

With these two schools, there are now four that have submitted the report to the state authority; Due to the recorded positive coronavirus cases, groups at three campus locations were closed, but it was not necessary to stop operations on the entire campus.

The owner of Sepyc He acknowledged that there are schools that do not inform them in a timely manner about the cases registered. However, it is important that protocols are applied to prevent the spread of the virus.

“There are four schools that have notified us. I have to tell you that sometimes they don’t inform us in time. So these are the ones that we have officially registered by the directors,” he said.

Dominguez Nava He explained that they are waiting for the new health protocol and determining its application, since the situation in which Sinaloa currently finds itself is very different from the situation seen when the COVID-19 health guide for schools was published, in in which this is determined In these situations, not only groups but the entire school should be closed.

For his part, the Minister of Health in Sinaloa, Cuitláhuac González Galindo, mainly specialists in epidemiology, would hold a meeting on Thursday to determine the new recommendations to be followed in school facilities when cases of COVID-19 appear. However, as of this Friday, they have not released any details about the protocol.

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