Coronavirus: the schools in california could remain closed until summer

Coronavirus: les écoles californiennes pourraient rester fermées jusqu’à l’été

Los Angeles | The governor of California announced Tuesday that the schools in his State might not reopen before the summer holidays because of the control measures against the outbreak of coronavirus.

Currently, nearly 99% of all schools in california, more than six million students in total, were closed for several weeks, said governor Gavin Newsom during a press conference.

“I can’t say with certainty, but I will say this loud and clear: do not expect that they re-open next week or in a few weeks,” warned Mr. Newsom.

“I préparerais based on the principle that it is very unlikely that many schools could open before the summer holidays”, a-t-launched it to the parents.

Schools and us colleges generally close their doors between late may and mid-June for school year between the end of August and beginning of September.

California has released emergency funds to finance the distance education students and maintain programs of food aid for disadvantaged families.

In Nevada neighbor, the governor ordered Tuesday evening the closure of all shops “non-essential”, in particular, of all the Las Vegas casinos and other gaming establishments that have made the fame of his State.

“This is not the time to slumber parties, visits to the theatre or the stadium,” quipped the governor Steve Sisolak. He called his fellow citizens to stay home as much as possible, to avoid too many at funerals, or even to postpone marriages.

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