COVID-19: Chinese schools reopen as over 50,000 students resume classes in Wuhan (Photos).
About 57,800 Chinese students in their final year from 121 high and
vocational schools in the global virus epicentre of Wuhan returned back
to class on Wednesday, wearing masks and walking in single file past
thermal scanners amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Students at Hubei Wuchang Experimental High School
reportedly had their temperatures taken and hands disinfected before
entering their classrooms while maintaining a one-meter distance from
In another high school, students were pictured seen studying with plastic partitions attached to their class desks.
According to Ai Jianhong,
the school’s Party secretary, all students, teachers, and staff had
passed nucleic acid testing. Meanwhile, four rounds of disinfection
across the campus, including classrooms, dormitories, canteens, and
offices had been carried out.
Instead of dining in canteens, students had boxed meals delivered to them in their classrooms
In recent months, China has claimed that the infections nationwide
have dropped, and that there have been no new cases reported in Hubei
province in Wuhan for over a month.