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.
For educational activities, the protocol allows parents to attend these activities, with adherence to the preventive procedures, including the green pass or a negative PCR test, not exceeding 96 hours, and the necessity to wear the face mask.
"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.