The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has stated that teachers will still start 6 January 2021 as scheduled and that they will be consulting with the Ministry of Health on how to proceed with the re-opening of schools scheduled for 11 January 2021. Speaking to Future Media News Teachers Union of Namibia Secretary-General Mahongora Kavihuha said that, for their part, they will be consulting with the Ministry of Education on the road ahead.