The worldwide pandemic has disturbed various stratum of society. It is reported that more than 1.2 billion students across the world have been out of school due to the lockdown. The world has never ever experienced such a huge scale of a shutdown. This has adversely impacted the entire education system. However, the situation is improving in some regions. Schools in South Korea are slowly beginning to reopen after five months of strict lockdown.
The schools are re-opening in stages. Currently, only senior students are allowed, but from June 1 everyone will be allowed into educational institutions. Various safety measures such as wearing masks, compulsory temperature check of the students and working staff will be followed. The government has also ensured that the health of the students will be monitored through online mediums. The authorities state that they cannot bear any more losses and so have decided to run the schools by practising all the necessary safety measures.
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