Do’s and Don’ts for schools post opening. Context of Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra School Education department has proposed reopening of schools for offline classes from Monday. The proposal has been sent to the Chief Minister’s Office and a decision is expected in the cabinet meeting on Thursday.
As the number of infections among children in the “third wave” of the pandemic is very low, the Maharashtra government will take a call on reopening schools in the next 15 days.
The Maharashtra government’s directive to close schools till February 15 in the wake of the spread of the Omicron variant, even in rural areas and parts where there is no rise in number of COVID-19 patients, has irked teachers and parents with many teacher groups terming it discriminatory and damaging…
Apart from an immediate resumption of schools, the group also wants no disruptive social distancing, no emergency-use jabs and no asymptomatic Covid testing for kids.
Mumbai Schools reopening has been delayed. As per recent orders from BMC, Mumbai Schools will not be reopening from tomorrow – December 1, 2021 for classes 1 to 7. They would reopen from December 15, 2021, once the situation is conducive.