Covid-19: South Sudan reopens schools after 6-month lockdown

A member of the South Sudanese Ministry of Health's Rapid Response Team puts on gloves before taking a sample from a man in Juba for testing for the coronavirus, April 13, 2020. 

Photo credit: Alex McBride | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Information minister Michael Makuei confirmed the development, saying it followed a comprehensive study by the National Taskforce on Covid-19.
  • Mr Makuei added that the council also lifted the ban on working hours, saying that starting next week, office will open from 8am to 5pm.

Juba,

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