Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan have ordered all schools to reopen on the first day of next month (1 September). The local government issued a proclamation on Friday asking all educational institutions to start teaching in the autumn semester from Tuesday.
Wuhan University has also reopened since Monday last week.
In December last year, China’s first Kovid-19 patient was found in the capital Hubei province. Uhan leads the list of the world’s most affected cities by deadly coronovirus.
According to the new announcement, 2,842 educational institutions will be reopened in Uhan for 1.4 million students from 1 September.
City officials have instructed students to wear masks to get in and out of their school and avoid public transport if possible.
Each educational institution has been instructed to stock up on the required number of safety equipment and related equipment and to take practice and training classes on what to do in case of a new outbreak.
He said that it is planned to move students back to online learning if the infection progresses again or if the level of risk is seen to change. However, foreign teachers and students who have not yet received any message from their respective educational institutions will not be allowed to enter.