In Senegal, some schools have been forced to reduce instructional hours for their students and teachers.
The measure is in response to the rapid resurgence of the Corona virus.
They authorities believe that by reducing instructional hours, they will be able to minimize the spread of the virus on school premises.
The city of Dakar and a nearby region, Thies, are on curfew after witnessing cases of the pandemic resurged.
El Hadji Malick Youm is an official of the national teachers union of Senegal. He explains why the adjustment had become necessary.