In the new school year, teachers in zones with a favorable epidemic situation will be able to teach without masks.
But in orange zone schools, teachers must wear face shields.
This was announced by the country’s chief sanitary doctor Viktor Lyashko at the educational forum "Education during a pandemic: how to organize the school year 2020-2021," – the Ukrainian Pravda reported.
“Students and teachers wear in the educational institution masks that cover their mouths and noses.
It is allowed to not wear masks in the classroom. Regarding current recommendations: teachers should wear masks during lessons, but we will change the rule.
Teachers will be allowed to teach without face masks.
At the same time, in the orange zone, we will recommend teachers to wear face shields, which are transparent and allow to convey emotions so as not to disrupt the educational process," – Lyashko said.