New York City public schools will begin to reopen with weekly COVID-19 testing

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Nov 29, 2020 at 7:34 PM
  • Many families had opted for remote learning even as classrooms reopened in September, but the city also offered “blended” learning.
  • Tests will be soon be carried out in schools on a weekly, not monthly, basis, but only about a fifth of students will be tested in a given week.
  • The state has one of the lowest positive test rates in the country with about 3% of tests coming back positive.