Many schools have already closed due to the coronavirus

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The period of May is perhaps one of the most beautiful, or even most decisive, months. When I was a student, the month of May was the decisive month for fixing school questions, classwork and insufficiencies. Those who had arranged everything could already enjoy the luxury of going on vacation in late May or at the very beginning of June, thus anticipating the summer holidays.

This year, due to the coronavirus, the Italian schools are already closed, and those who will have to face the exams will have to do it with all possible precautions and with the marks of the first quarter. Even in most European states, schools have remained closed, because it is one of the places where the virus is transmitted, especially because children are totally asymptomatic. The Italian government has already set some guidelines to face the new school year, which will begin in September. According to the current situation, all students will be obliged to wear a mask.
But further restrictions may apply if epidemiological evidence worsens in the coming days and months. Italy has almost reopened everything, but in many cities nightlife and night parties are resumed, which are currently prohibited. Hopefully the exponential contagion will not resume.

3 thoughts on “Many schools have already closed due to the coronavirus

  1. Here in the States, the weather has gotten nicer and a lot of people have come out to celebrate Memorial Day. It’s a little scary–people are gathering in crowds, not social distancing or wearing masks. I hope this doesn’t cause a serious second wave of the virus.

  2. There is one school of thought according to which schools should never have closed. Youngsters are the healthiest and have the highest immunity. That would have been the quickest way to achieving what is popularly called ‘herd immunity.’ But anyway, nobody really knows.

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