From the Associated Press:
Japan to close schools nationwide to control spread of coronavirus
By Associated Press February 27, 2020 | 5:43am | Updated
TOKYO — Japan is announcing the closure of schools nationwide to help control the spread of the coronavirus.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he asked all elementary, middle and high schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.
That sounds bad.
Granted, my lifestyle largely consists of stumbling from my bed into my walk-in closet where my desk is, so I’m fairly prepped for The New Reclusehood. But for more outgoing and productive human beings, this sounds massive.