Who: 43% of schools worldwide lack basic hand washing facilities

Novel coronavirus pneumonia and washing up the hands of the 43% schools in 2019 were the latest monitoring data released by the WHO and UNICEF on 13 th. These facilities are a key condition for safe operation of schools during the new crown pneumonia epidemic.

data show that novel coronavirus pneumonia and other infectious diseases are at increased risk in some 818 million of the children’s schools. More than a third of these children live in sub Saharan Africa, and in the least developed countries, seven out of 10 schools lack basic hand washing facilities and half lack basic sanitation and water services.