In the ten days from 11th March 2020, 73% of countries closed their schools. The closures spread much faster than the virus.
With the goal of supporting country reopening task forces to address the challenges of getting back to school, our analysis
comes in three parts:
1. The Back to School COVID-19 Country Tracker
2. The Back to School COVID-19 Regional Comparison
3. Reopening Schools: Facts and Insights from synthesising country experiences
And is complemented by our latest blog post:
Sources COVID-19 Cases and School Status Tracker:
We would like to acknowledge and thank a number of people in the development of this work: Eileen O’Malley, Natasha Lopes Müller, Hassan S. Ahmed, Aleesha Taylor. Andrew Bollington we would like to thank for his technical and strategic support to the tracker.
And we would like to thank the many readers who give us feedback on this work every day. Your feedback is what allows us to refine and improve this so that better decisions can be made. We very much appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. Thank you all.