November 19, according to the “Central News Agency” report, on the 18th local time, New York City Mayor De Blasio announced that due to the recent surge in confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, public schools in the city that resume classes less than 8 weeks Once again closed, all students will be transferred to distance learning from the 19th.
According to reports, New York City was deeply caught in the crisis of Coronavirus pandemic in March, and public schools were completely closed. It was not until late September that they were reopened in batches.
Now that the outbreak in New York City has resumed, the seven-day average of the positive diagnosis rate for the coronavirus pandemic has reached 3%. According to regulations, all public schools will be closed again.
De Blasio said at the press conference, “No one wants to see this decision, we all feel terrible… But we must fight back the second wave (pandemic).” De Blasio did not say. How long will public schools be closed.
According to reports, New York City has the most university district in the United States, with approximately 1.1 million students attending public schools at all levels.
Due to the stable summer pandemic, New York City has become the rare city in the United States to resume face-to-face teaching, with hundreds of thousands of students returning to school.
The report pointed out that due to the pandemic prevention in place, face-to-face teaching is not the main source of new confirmed cases in New York City.
But this time public schools are closed again, and the burden of many parents taking care of their children after work has increased.