China releases guidelines on COVID-19 prevention, control in schools

Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-12 15:15:22|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, March 12 (Xinhua) -- China has released a series of guidelines on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) prevention and control in kindergartens, primary and middle schools and higher education institutions, according to China's Ministry of Education (MOE).

The guidelines cover basic knowledge of the virus, the construction of schools' epidemic prevention and control systems and the epidemic prevention and control work in schools before and after reopening.

Initiated by the MOE with an aim to scientifically and accurately guide schools to prevent and control the virus, the guidelines were released by the People's Medical Publishing House and can be downloaded online for free.

The guidelines are also available on MOE's portal website ( and its official WeChat account (jybwb).