21 May 2020 – Schools to start reopening from 1 June

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President of the Republic, Minister of Education and Culture

Overview: Face-to-face school classes to recommence on voluntary basis
Full details here: https://www.presidencia.gub.uy/comunicacion/comunicacionnoticias/conferencia-lacalle-pou-retorno-clases

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: Support of the educational community and scientists; also swabs in rural schools have tested negative. Class restart schedule is supported by the scientific group of honorary advisors