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In One Chinese City, Students Forced out as Schools Get Converted Into Quarantine Centers

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In One Chinese City, Students Forced out as Schools Get Converted Into Quarantine Centers

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As the CCP virus outbreak worsens in Xingtai city, Hebei Province in northern China, some schools have been converted into makeshift quarantine centers, where authorities usually isolate close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 patients. They are monitored for their health condition in case they develop COVID-19 symptoms. Having run out of room in local hotels, authorities have begun using schools as isolation centers, instructing teachers and students to clear out of the space. But in one case, a local boarding school for students aged 12 to 18 initially refused to let out students whose families were not permanent residents of the area. They were corralled into several classrooms and not allowed to leave the rooms—drawing complaints from worried parents. Fengyi Middle School is a large private school with four dorm buildings. The total staff and student population is more than 10,000. Most of the students come from Nangong, a county-level municipality …

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