The department of basic education has revised its plans for the return of some learners to school, as government battles to restart the education sector amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said during a news conference on Sunday that only grades 6 and 11 learners are expected to go back to school on Monday.  Last week, the department said grade R, which includes the foundation phase, would also return to school on Monday...

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