SAN JUAN: Puerto Rico's governor announced Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) that he will delay the start of classes at public schools by two weeks and recommended private schools do the same as the US territory grapples with a 36 percent positivity rate. The public school year is scheduled to resume on January 24, with Gov. Pedro Pierluisi stressing that all those working in the education sector are required to have their booster shot by January 15. In addition, schoolchildren age 5 and older are required to have at least their first dose by January 10.

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