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Covid-19 spread forces HCMC to delay grade-10 entrance exam

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HCMC – The HCMC government has approved a Department of Education and Training proposal to postpone the grade-10 entrance examination in the city until further notice.

The department made the proposal at an emergency meeting on Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control held today, May 30, as the disease is spreading fast in the city, the local media reported.

The exam in HCMC was originally scheduled to take place on June 2 and 3. The HCMC Department of Education and Training had told all officials, teachers, employees and students to make pre-exam daily health declarations.

As many as 2,500 officials, teachers and employees had been tested for Covid-19 before the start of the exam.

According to the municipal Department of Education and Training, more than 83,300 students had registered for the exam.

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