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Second wave: 'We hope they will go to school and return alive' - EC father as reopening looms

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Fumigation takes place in a classroom.
Fumigation takes place in a classroom.
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Stress levels and fear are creeping back for parents and teachers as schools gear up to reopen in two weeks' time.

The year 2020 was one of the most challenging for pupils after the novel coronavirus surfaced globally.

Schools were forced to shut and when they eventually reopened around May and June, new systems were introduced, including platooning, in which grades had to be divided and took turns to attend classes to curb the spread.

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