In Pictures: Wuhan Welcomes 57,000 Students Back To School For The First Time Since Lockdown Ended

Some 57,000 students in Wuhan, the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first reported, are returning to school today for the first time since a strict 76-day lockdown in the city was lifted.

Not all students are back in the classroom—just senior students preparing for the national college entrance exam. It is not known when junior and middle school students will return.

Images show students observing social distancing measures and queueing up to enter the classroom while wearing face masks.

The move is the latest sign that life in the hardest-hit Chinese city is returning to some semblance of normal life.

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