The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has announced that while schools will be reopening on Tuesday 26 January, all Early Childhood Development Centers, including creches, daycares, kindergartens, and pre-schools will only resume face-to-face learning on 01 February. “The ministry,” according to a statement issued on Friday, will continue to keep this guidance under review in compliance with the measures to mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19”.