Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So
Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So

Letters | Hong Kong too quick to close schools over coronavirus fears

  • Our leaders must learn from other countries and recognise that closing schools should be a last resort because children have a basic right to education

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Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So
Children being picked up from kindergartens in Kowloon Tong on November 12. The government has announced a 14-day suspension of face-to-face teaching at all kindergartens and day-care centres from Saturday amid an outbreak of upper respiratory infections. Photo: Edmond So
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