By Paul Sibanda
Stakeholders in the education sector are divided on whether schools should reopen and remain open with covid-19 cases continuing to rise.
Some Tertiary students that spoke to Great Dyke News 24 said with the risk of a full-blown outbreak high it would be prudent for schools to suspend face to face lectures.
Others however said due to financial constraints some may not be in a possession to attend online lectures.
With Primary and Secondary school due to resume lessons next week the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe has called on the government to ensure that all learners and teachers are tested before classes resume
As at 17 June 2021, Zimbabwe had 40 927 confirmed cases, including 37 109 recoveries and 1647 deaths. To date, a total of 698 953 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19.