As of now, more than 20 Lakh cases all over the world and 12000 cases has been detected of coronavirus and in India bid to fight this coronavirus pandemic as many as 30 states and Union Territories are in lockdown for 21 days – a desperate measure to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Classes have been suspended, campuses have been shut and exams postponed.
Since the first student to test positive for coronavirus arrived in Kerala in January, Educationasia has been tracking the explosion of this disease and the disruption in the lives of students it has caused. Assembled below is our coverage of the subject – closing of campuses, postponement of board exams, entrance exams universities turning into quarantine centres, stranded students and government orders. Also featured are stories on making hand-sanitisers at home, the health implications of vacating hostels, and research on the impact of COVID-19.