The school closures come near the end of the academic year.
The decision has been taken due to the travel restrictions imposed by some countries amid coronavirus outbreak.
The virus has infected more than 87,000 people globally and caused nearly 3,000 deaths.
Globally, the coronavirus has killed more than 3,100 people and infected over 90,000.
The ministry warned people against spreading rumors about the new cases of coronavirus.
The patient is a 45-year-old woman, who arrived from Iran a few days ago.
The three-day trial run of the distance learning project will be implemented in phases.
The ministry added that this comes as a precautionary procedure.
Christian expats have been congregating every evening since last week to observe the six-week period of Lent.
Arrive two hours late or leave two hours early.