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Centres in the U.S. cancelled their administration of the SAT college entrance exam to students as planned for March 14 – the latest interruption to American life caused by the coronavirus. The administration of the SAT is also cancelled countrywide in 17 countries, including places like China, Italy, Japan, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. It's unclear how many of the closures in the U.S. listed on the College Board's web site are directly related to the coronavirus since testing centres can also close for various other reasons, like facilities issues or a conflicting event.
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A man looks over the city as he walks his dog on March 17, 2020, in Barcelona, Spain. As part of the measures against the virus expansion, the Government has declared a 15-day state of emergency. The Government of Spain has strengthened up its quarantine rules, shutting all commercial activities except for pharmacies, food shops, gas stations, tobacco stores and Los Angeles News kiosks in a bid to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, as well as transport. Spaniards must stay home except to go to work but working from home is recommended, going to buy basic things like food or pharmacy products is allowed but it must be done individually. The number of people confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Spain has increased to at least 11,178, with the latest death toll reaching 491 according to the countryÕs Health Ministry. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty
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But the list more than doubled from Tuesday, when the College Board listed 72 sites that had cancelled the SAT, to Thursday morning, when it listed 148. A spokeswoman for the College Board said it was safe to assume that nearly all the most recent cancellations are directly related to the virus. Out of the listed closures, 84 direct students to different Press Release Distribution Los Angeles Services testing centres to take the SAT, 26 lists new testing dates or note that a new date will be posted soon, and 38 say they have no plans to reschedule the test. Students who do not end up taking the exam will receive a refund, the College Board said. The College Board did not provide an estimate of how many students would be impacted by the cancellation. The March SAT is typically administered to juniors in high school who often take the test again in the late summer or fall before applying to college.