A billion students worldwide affected by covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

Posted In: News Date:Aug 4th, 2020

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history.

School closures in more than 160 countries in mid-July have affected more than one billion students, it is claimed.

In addition, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said that at least 40

"in their critical pre-school year"