COVID-19: Countries around the world are reopening their schools. This is what it looks like

Frequent hand-washing, plastic partitions and socially distanced classrooms, are all part of the 'new normal' for the world's classrooms. Image: via REUTERS

Melissa Wiley
Visual features reporter, Business Insider
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Students wearing face masks use hand sanitisers at an entrance to a school in Shanghai, China, as senior high school and senior middle school students in Shanghai return to campus following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, April 27, 2020. cnsphoto via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. - RC2TCG9XS0LW
Students are slowly returning to school in China with hygiene measures put in place. Image: REUTERS
Pupils sit in desks with yellow dividers, set up as a measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Dajia Elementary school in Taipei, Taiwan March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang - RC2YIF9PKWT4
In Taiwan, China, pupils have been sitting with plastic dividers, to stop the spread of germs. Image: REUTERS/Ann Wang - RC2YIF9PKWT4
Children attend the entrance ceremony of an elementary school, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nagoya, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 6, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. - RC2RYF9IDEED
In Japan, 40% of schools have reopened. Image: REUTERS
Parents with their children stand in a queue waiting to get inside Stengaard School following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak north of Copenhagen, Denemark, April 15, 2020. Ritzau Scanpix/Bo Amstrup/via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. - RC2Y4G9RKE0S
Students in Denmark are adhering to social distancing measures. Image: via REUTERS
Children stay in line at Vikasen school, as it reopens after few weeks, due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Trondheim, Norway April 27, 2020. NTB Scanpix/Gorm Kallestad  via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. - RC2XCG90F6GI
In Norway, schools are encouraged to divide classes into groups of no more than 15 students. Image: via REUTERS
Students of a vocational school for pharmacy technicians participate in class on the first school day after a five-week shutdown due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Munich, Germany April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert - RC2VCG93UW53
In Germany, Chancellor Merkel, advised that schools give priority to graduating students when reopening gradually. Image: REUTERS/Andreas Gebert - RC2VCG93UW53
Coronavirus has distributed over 1.3 billion learners' education. Image: Statista
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