As we slowly start returning back to normality, certain precautions need to be put in place to prevent us from plummeting back to ground zero.

Unfortunately, as schools re-open, there doesn't seem to be anything set up to protect teachers or students from contracting the virus.

Parents have made their opinions on the matter pretty clear...

As things have started to get back to normal, we've all had to adapt to a new way of living.

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Despite these subtle changes, there finally seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel.

In the past few weeks, we've been trying to get back to normality...

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With things beginning to reopen again.

But whilst things are getting back to normal, we must still take precautions.

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This is very important because we need to stop the spread of the virus.

In fact, some precautions are becoming mandatory in some places.

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Including here in the U.S.

In some states, it has become mandatory to wear a face mask on certain occasions.

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For example, in some retail stores like Costco, customers are required to wear one. And not to mention on public transport.

Some people are choosing to wear a face-covering regardless.

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To provide them with peace of mind. I mean, that seems to be a good idea. Along with that, people are carrying around bottles of hand sanitizer and wet wipes.

But there are issues with face masks that many people have discovered.

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Not only are they in short supply, after most countries in the world are requiring PPE.

But the issue that many people have discovered is how uncomfortable face masks can be.

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Particularly when they are worn for a long period of time.

They can also make it hard to breathe whilst wearing.

But the uncomfortable nature is a small price to pay for the safety they could provide.

Many people have resorted to making their own masks.

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Both for themselves and for essential workers, as they are not being provided with enough.

Despite this, health experts have stressed their importance.

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Healthline describes them as "crucial in the fight against the pandemic." They stressed that this rule is to protect others and not yourself. Wearing a mask reduces the transmission of the disease by at least half.

A lot of people have decided to take on board these expert suggestions...

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But a lot of others haven't and the latest pictures to emerge from inside a school in Georgia have been disturbing, to say the least.

As schools start opening, it seems as though masks and social distancing rules have been long forgotten.

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Resulting in pretty predictable consequences. Sixes Elementary in the Cherokee County School district began in-person classes on Monday.

And things went as well as you'd expect...

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Students clearly weren't socially distancing and few were wearing masks.

Due to its poor re-opening plan, the school closed the very next day.

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Just a day later one of the classrooms was temporarily closed for deep cleaning, with the teacher and 20 other students put in quarantine after the student tested positive for the virus.

Parents and officials are still debating whether it is safe to send students back into classrooms just yet.

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Clearly it isn't.

The whole thing seems too uncertain.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has emphasized that schools need to include safety in their reopening plans. Which you'd think would be pretty obvious.

Schools will become a COVID breeding ground, at this point.

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Currently, Cherokee County doesn't require children to wear masks in school at all, according to their reopening plan.

Schools have seen a dramatic increase in cases around Georgia.

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Some schools have even opted for all-remote learning at the start of the year.

Is it really worth putting children's lives at risk?

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Jen Brock, the system's executive director of communications said six employees have tested positive within Marietta City Schools.

The employees work in various areas of the school.

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Tuesday was supposed to be the first day back, but classes were all taught virtually, Brock said.

It's reported that around 260 employees have either tested positive or been exposed in Georgia's largest school district.

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"As of last Thursday, we had approximately 260 employees who had been excluded from work due to a positive case or contact with a case," GCPS spokeswoman Sloan Roach said. "This number is fluid as we continue to have new reports and others who are returning to work," she added.

The district is still set to reopen for online learning August 12.

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It's clear that schools aren't ready to open just yet, and more needs to be done to ensure the safety of students and teachers above all else. Keep scrolling to find out why these coronavirus conspiracy theorists got arrested...