“We have 99 percent of the teaching and non-teaching staff vaccinated, we already have a large percentage of students between 12 and 17 years old vaccinated, we have a set of very positive protocols in our schools, which reduce the risk, but importantly I can say that out of 140,000 teachers and non-teachers we had a positivity of around 0.12 percent.”, said Tiago Brandão Rodrigues.

Tiago Brandão Rodrigues said that the school year that is now beginning “was probably the most difficult [year] to open.

“This shows that this testing is important but that the numbers also the mirror the relatively low numbers in our schools, which also shows that we have confidence for the beginning of this school year”, he said.