efe-epaBy Indira Guerrero. New Delhi

Streets filled with children in a New Delhi slum during school hours is a sign of the effects of seven months of Covid-19 lockdown in India, a situation that, in many cases, will end up in school dropouts.

With some 250 million students, the official reopening of schools in India on Thursday was only on papers, as most of the states decided to extend the closure amid a continued spike in coronavirus cases in the second most-affected country, with more than 7 million infections. EFE-EPA