1,851 Children are Infected with Covid-19, This is the Response of Vice President Ma’ruf Amin

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NUSADAILY.COM – JAKARTA – Vice President (Vice President) Ma’ruf Amin emphasized the perspective of child protection in policy making, entering into a new or normal normalcy.

It saw the number of children exposed to the corona virus (Covid-19), reaching 1,851 people. Policies relating to children, one of which is the determination in starting the face-to-face learning process.

“Only areas in the green zone can start schooling activities face-to-face,” Ma’ruf explained in a press statement, Friday, June 12, 2020.

Meanwhile, for boarding-based schools or boarding schools, which can be reopened are those in the green and yellow zones.

For this reason, boarding schools and boarding-based schools in the orange and red zones can also return to their activities. That was on condition that it was approved by the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19.

The policy to continue evaluating the application of health protocols is a challenge for boarding and boarding schools.

Therefore, it is necessary to support good facilities and infrastructure, in the application of social distancing or the implementation of health tests, hand washing facilities, hand sanitizers and masks.

“We must invite pesantren managers, teachers, parents, students and prospective students, experts in education and child protection, in order to obtain the best solution for children’s education,” said Ma’ruf.

Furthermore, Chairperson of the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) Susanto supports, face-to-face learning schemes must be formulated with careful and careful consideration.

Susanto said, there were many reports of parents’ concerns in terminating the return of face-to-face learning activities.

“Child protection is carried out comprehensively, not only providing complete facilities but also health safety,” he explained. (Via)