Available from today Sunday 11 April is the service of declaring the results of self tests and up to 24 hours before school, on the platform self-testing.gov.gr.
Students, teachers, administrative and support staff of the school units are obliged to declare on the platform the result of the test (positive or negative) and when they arrive at school they must have a negative test certificate with them, so that the reopening of general and vocational Lyceums throughout the country from tomorrow Monday 12 April to be done safely. The strong recommendation for strict observance of all protection measures remains, after the self test, is a complementary tool mainly concerned with the early detection of asymptomatic carriers.
Twice a week self test
Performing a self-diagnostic coronavirus test will be done twice a week for every high school student and teacher. Under AMKA, high school students and teachers will receive two free tests each week from the pharmacy, along with information material. The result of the first will be displayed for school attendance from Monday to Wednesday and the second on Thursday. Regarding the school units of Special Education and Training, self-testing is mandatory for teachers, while there is a strong recommendation for conducting the test in students. Students and teachers will take self-tests at home. It is recommended that the test be done the same morning or the night before. 'Therefore, the first test can be done on Sunday night or Monday morning.
How the result is declared
Parents, students and teachers will declare the result of the self-test through the platform self-testing.gov.gr. They will enter the platform with the taxisnet codes, by entering specific information, as a patronymic, matronymic, AMKA and the result of the self-test. If the self-test is negative, A school card will be issued to students through this platform. Students will bring this school card with them throughout the week and will show it to the teachers in the first hour of Monday for the first test and on Thursday for the second test.. A negative result statement will be issued to teachers through the same platform. In case there is no access to a printer at home, Parents and teachers will be able to write a handwritten statement containing the same information as the school card, the statement of a negative result. If the self-test is positive, A positive result statement will be issued through the same platform for conducting a free repeat rapid test in a public structure. On the self-testing.gov.gr. website there is a link which refers to fixed points that operate at specific times, from Monday to Friday and Sunday and the operating hours of each point are listed there, where free repeat tests are performed.
If the repetitive, most, test is positive, the EODY protocol will be followed
If the repeat test is negative the students- Teachers will receive a certificate from the test site and return to school. Citizen participation in tackling the pandemic is crucial. The purpose of the self-test procedure is to protect Public Health by detecting asymptomatic carriers of the SARS virus. – CoV -2 easily, quickly and reliably. About one in three people who are carriers of SARS – CoV -2, they have no symptoms and transmit it without knowing it. According to all studies surrounding the pandemic, Regular periodic screening tests for rapid antigen detection of the virus help to reduce the spread of the disease. It is noted that to date they have been received 2.000.000 tests and by the end of next week more will be received 7.000.000 test. also, The procedures for a new tender for the procurement have already progressed 10 millions of self-tests.