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Imminent lockdown? Coronavirus accelerates in Los Angeles and breaks another record

WASHINGTON, (United States) .- The school districts of Los Angeles and San Diego, the two largest in the state of California, announced that they will not reopen the schools next September. Instead, classes will continue via online, arguing the risks involved in the return of students amid the spike in contagion from coronavirus. President Donald Trump He criticized the decision at the same time that he continued to press for the students to be received in the classrooms in the coming months.

It is a terrible mistake. I would say to parents and teachers that they must find a new person, who is in charge of that decision, because it is terrible, “he said. Trump. In an interview in CBS News He referred to the anxiety of both the children and their parents about the situation. “They are dying because they cannot do what they are doing” in reference to mothers who “cannot go to work because suddenly they have to stay home and watch their children.” School districts have expressed rejection of the president’s threat to cut funds for those who do not open their doors.

New York, which is one of the few states that has managed to reduce the number of infections and deaths from coronavirus, has said that it will announce the decision next August, although its Governor Andrew Cuomo, announced that those schools in areas with low rates may reopen of infection. North Carolina Governor Roy Asberry Cooper, meanwhile, has ordered schools to reopen if safety measures can be met, while in Florida they are betting on a plan that combines classroom attendance with online learning.


California Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will not budge on the reopening of schools to be done according to the guidelines of state health experts and statistics. He was endorsed by the superintendent of the second largest school district in the United States, Austin Beutner, who confirmed that classes will begin on August 18 but not in classrooms. “The health and safety of the school community should not be put at risk.”

Califonia is one of the states most affected by the outbreak of coronavirus. In the last day, she reported more than 8,000 infected, a figure that increases concern after the 11,000 cases reported last weekend. County The Angels It also set a mark with 2,758 cases of COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours. The Director of Public Health, Barbara Ferrer, described the new data as “worrisome and alarming” while Governor Newsom ordered the closure of bars, restaurants and places with services inside such as museums, zoos, churches, gyms and beauty centers. .

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