Beijing to reopen some schools after coronavirus closures - state media

Senior high school students are set to return to campus on 27 April, and senior students at middle schools will return to campus on 11 May.

FILE: This photo released on 10 February 2020 by China's Xinhua News Agency shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) wearing a protective facemask as a health official (R) checks his body temperature during an inspection of the novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work at the Anhuali Community in Beijing. Picture: AFP.

SHANGHAI/BEIJING - Beijing schools closed by the coronavirus outbreak will reopen to senior high school students and senior middle school students, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday, citing a spokesman for the Beijing Municipal Education Commission.

Senior high school students are set to return to campus on 27 April, and senior students at middle schools will return to campus on 11 May, said spokesman Li Yi at a press conference, according to the CCTV report.