Hongshan Primary School, located in the Economic-Technological Development Area of Wuhan, the former epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, started using its automatic UV disinfection system, a surgical-grade sanitizing method, in both its teaching building and its cafeteria on Saturday. (Photos: Changjiang Daily, Compiled by Wei Yuanyuan)
The disinfection process starts at 2 am in the morning and lasts for 40 minutes to create a clean and safe environment for students and teachers in the daytime.
National educational authorities on Thursday announced that schools across China except Xinjiang, from universities to nurseries, can reopen fully between August 15 and October 10. Schools on all levels in Xinjiang will adopt online teaching starting September 1.