Lima, March 1, 2022Updated on 03/01/2022 05:58 pm
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) informed, after coordination with the Ministry of Health, that a capacity of 100% will be allowed in school mobility vehicles, in the context of the return to face-to-face school classes two years after its suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“Capacity will be allowed at 100% of the number of seats in the vehicle. It must be verified that there are no crowds at the boarding and arrival points of the vehicle and it is recommended to maintain a distance of one meter between users”, indicated the MTC in a pronouncement.
In addition, he stressed that said provision is part of the sectoral guideline for the prevention of COVID-19 in the student transport service, as indicated in ministerial resolution No. 130-2022-MTC / 01, published this Tuesday in the newspaper A Peruvian man.
The rule is aimed at students at school, technical and higher level. The objective is to regulate the carrier’s obligationsdriver, crew and user, and refer mainly to vaccination, capacity, personal protection elements, cleaning and disinfection.
The main obligations include wear a double mask or a KN95 and do not consume food during the tour. It is also established that only those people who have double vaccination against COVID-19 and, if they are over 40 years of age, with the booster dose will be able to conduct school mobility.
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Also, the TCM He emphasized that the guidelines indicate that vehicle windows must be kept open for better ventilation and that drivers must clean and disinfect the vehicle before providing the service. It is also requested to prepare a separation (acrylic, polycarbonate or similar material) that isolates the driver from the passengers.
Likewise, the Schoolchildren must disinfect their hands with 70% alcohol gel. Additional use of face shield is recommended for crew and users. It is also advised not to remove the mask when coughing or sneezing.
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In the first days of January, the Minister of Education, Rosendo Serna, announced that face-to-face school classes would begin the last week of March and no longer in the first days of that month. The start date would be March 28.
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