China News Service, November 30. According to Korean media reports, on the 29th local time, at the joint press conference of the Special Inspection Conference for New Crown Epidemic Prevention in South Korea, Minister of Education Yu Yinhui said that the new crown epidemic continues to spread, but the Ministry of Education will maintain schools at all levels offline. Principles of teaching and is committed to increasing the rate of young people’s new crown vaccination.

Data map: Under the new crown epidemic, the Korean college entrance examination kicked off.

The picture shows the entrance of Seoul Gyeongbok High School. Candidates ran into the examination room.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Xu

  According to the report, in order to prevent the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic from causing a decline in the academic level of students, the Ministry of Education of South Korea has decided that even if the pandemic worsens and the government initiates emergency anti-epidemic measures, the principle of offline teaching will continue.

  However, the Ministry of Education of South Korea will adjust the number of students attending classes in accordance with the epidemic situation in each region, and is negotiating with the education departments of cities and provinces on related matters.

To this end, the Ministry of Education stated that it will step up efforts to prevent and control the epidemic for students, schools, and students' use of facilities outside the school.

  At the same time, the Ministry of Education of South Korea has decided to diversify the methods of vaccination against the new crown. In addition to vaccination at health stations and vaccination centers, South Korea will also increase the vaccination rate and convenience of young people through designated entrusted institutions and vaccination at schools.

  The Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea will also discuss with relevant departments whether to implement an epidemic prevention pass system for educational facilities for young people such as cram schools based on the vaccination status of children and young people.

  Starting from November 1, South Korea switched to the epidemic prevention model of "recovering daily life in stages". On the 22nd, kindergartens, primary and secondary schools in the metropolitan area fully resumed offline teaching.

But at present, the risk of the new crown epidemic in South Korea has risen to the highest level.

  According to reports, South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 30th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had 3,032 new confirmed cases of new crowns and 44 deaths that day. Among them, the first death of children under 10 years old occurred in the country.