All Catalan education centers will close from Monday
1.8 million students and 100,000 teachers affected by decision taken to avoid spread of coronavirus
All Catalan education centers will close from next Monday, March 16, as agreed by the government on Thursday afternoon.
The measure is being taken in order to avoid the spread of coronavirus, and comes a day after other exceptional decisions, including the ban on all gathering of more than 1,000 people.
1.8 million students and 100,000 teachers in the country are affected by the measure, including primary, secondary and higher education.