38 COVID-19 positive candidates face O/L Exam
By Faadhila Thassim
Education Minister, Prof. G.L. Peiris said 38 COVID-19 positive candidates who faced the G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination, yesterday (1), were accommodated in special examination centres.
He said examinations were held methodically, adding that over 40 special examination centres islandwide were set up to facilitate students in emergency health situations, adding that steps have also been taken to facilitate candidates who face several other difficulties. Prof. Peiris added that 622,000 candidates are sitting for the G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination in 4,513 centres in strict adherence to health guidelines.