» Schools In Maharashtra To Reopen For Classes 1 To 12 From January 24
Published: Friday, January 21, 2022, 11:16 [IST]
The Maharashtra Education Minister has announced that the schools volition resume for each classes from adjacent week. According to Varsha Gaikwad, Maharashtra's School Education Minister, each schools indispensable instrumentality Covid-19 regulations strictly.
"We volition beryllium reopening schools for classes 1 to 12 with due Covid protocols from January 24; Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has consented to our proposal," stated Gaikwad arsenic reported by quality bureau ANI.
State Health Minister Rajesh Tope, past week stated that schools successful the authorities needed to reopen. He remarked, "Demands for schoolhouse reopening are expanding from assorted quarters arsenic students are lacking entree to education."
The Maharashtra authorities declared earlier this period that schools successful the authorities would beryllium closed till February 15 arsenic the fig of coronavirus infections began to emergence successful December owed to the emergence of the caller Omicron variant.
"The authorities chose not to proceed with the schoolhouse (offline) sessions aft the fig of Covid cases increased. However, aft conferring with experts, it was decided to commencement the sessions wherever the fig of cases is minimal, depending connected the Covid-19 concern successful the area," said Gaikwad.
According to the wellness department, Maharashtra registered 43,697 caller coronavirus affirmative cases connected Wednesday, up 10% implicit the erstwhile day, with 214 Omicron infections and 49 fatalities. The fig of cases successful the authorities accrued to 73,25,825, with 1,41,934 fatalities. According to the report, the caller Omicron cases pushed the full fig of radical infected with this strain to 1,860.
Story archetypal published: Friday, January 21, 2022, 11:16 [IST]