Finally, Italy reopened most of its schools after a six-month shutdown. After battling to halt the spread of coronavirus, the government shut the nation’s schools in early March 2020.
Italy has the longest shutdown in Europe.
For six months, it testing the organizational skills of the government, the nerves of teachers, and the self-control of students to study from home.
The government of Italy decided to opened schools in 13 of the country’s 20 regions cautiously resumed face-to-face lessons. And also calling back 5.6 million students, but seven regions have decided to delay for another week.
But, the efforts to make classrooms safe again and limit the possibility of fresh contagion have been mired in controversy. It said by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
He said, “At the beginning, there are going to be problems, but we try the best.”
As information, in Italy, about 35,500 people have died of COVID-19. And the number of new cases has picked up recently raising fears of a second wave. The death toll in Italy becomes the largest death toll in the European Union.