China News Agency Toronto September 15 (Reporter Yu ruidong) Canada’s largest city Toronto Public Primary and secondary schools from local time on September 15 in batches, resume classroom teaching.However, on the first day of school, a number of Public Schools reported cases of new Crown virus infection.Several officials warned that another blockade of socio-economic activities as a result of the outbreak would not be ruled out.
This is the first time since mid-March that children from schools affiliated with the Toronto Public School Education Board have returned to classrooms.Primary school students who choose to study in the classroom will start in batches for three consecutive days;secondary schools will start in two batches.This is to reduce the risk of infection by staggered back to school.The education sector has also imposed restrictions on class size.
Toronto Public School Education Bureau’s existing 583 primary and secondary schools, providing services to 247,000 primary and secondary school students, is Canada’s largest public school education bureau.
Families who are concerned that their children are at risk of infection and are able to take care of their children at home can choose online classes for their children.Due to the recent Toronto where the Ontario epidemic rebounded significantly,a large number of families to choose online classes, choose online classes of students has more than 72,000, a large number of online classes of teachers shortage Toronto Public School Education Bureau had to push online teaching start time to September 22.
Seven primary and secondary schools under the Toronto Public School Education Bureau reported cases of new Crown virus infection on the 15th, all of whom were staff members.In Ontario, 27 schools reported cases.
Ontario reported 313 new cases on September 14, a new high for more than three months.Ontario governor Ford has recently said that if the epidemic continues to worsen, does not rule out re-blockade measures.
The recent resurgence of the epidemic in Toronto has led to long queues outside some virus testing centers.John Tory, the mayor of Toronto, also disputed media questions about the possibility of returning to the previous phase of the epidemic.
The organizers of the Canadian International Auto Show, which is usually held in Toronto every February, announced on the 15th that they have decided to change next year’s Auto Show to an online virtual exhibition.
In Ottawa, Health Canada Minister Patti Hardu said the possibility of another full blockade was not ruled out.But she believes that the authorities are now more experienced in dealing with it.
Canada’s chief public health officer, Tam Wing-Shi, told the media that the recent resurgence of the epidemic is worrying.She reminded the public of the need to act immediately, follow the epidemic prevention guidelines, reduce crowd contact and prevent the recurrence of the tragedy.