Sentiment about impact of COVID-19 outbreak on schools remaining closed India 2020

According to a survey among Indian parents in March 2020, a majority of respondents favored schools remaining closed for two months until end of May. Over 81 percent of respondents wanted schools to reopen on June 1, 2020. Many Indian families that considered the novel coronavirus a health issue stated that they are staying alert and taking precautionary measures.

Opinion on schools remaining closed through April and May due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across India in March 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

March 2020

Number of respondents

10,860 respondents

Special properties

parents located in 207 cities.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Survey question:
"Given the COVID-19 outbreak, should the schools across the country be shut through April and May and be scheduled to reopen on June 1?"
Exact survey date was not specified by the source.

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