The Sharjah Private Education Authority and Sharjah Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Team announced the gradual return of students to schools on Sunday.
Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with strict border closures and targeted lockdowns, even as other countries tentatively try to ease restrictions.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has asked all schools to submit daily compliance self-check reports to it and fines for non-compliance violations range from Dhs10,000 to Dhs250,000.
"I am equally concerned that several member states are introducing blunt, blanket measures that are not evidence-based or effective on their own, and which will only worsen inequities," said the WHO chief Tedros.
“Schools will remain open and the examinations will be held as per schedule.” Earlier, Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar urged the Pakistani people to get fully vaccinated in order to protect themselves from the new Omicron variant of coronavirus.
According to the Health Ministry, all students at various stages are required to obtain a negative test result of no more than 96 hours when they start studying in educational facilities, at the beginning of the new year and semester.
The distance learning option has been discontinued in Sharjah private school from April onwards, the Sharjah Private Education Authority announced on Monday on its Twitter handler.
"My heart goes out to all the kids around the globe who have been severely affected by the pandemic. They can't interact with friends, can't have a wholesome all-rounded (physical) education; but this is the need of the hour," Shilpa wrote.
The healthcare system would be overwhelmed if the situation deteriorates further, Maleque said, adding more than a third of the hospital beds in the capital, Dhaka, have already been occupied by coronavirus patients.