Govt Releases New Guidelines for Reopening of Schools As Covid Cases Dip – Check Details Here.
Revised guidelines for health & safety protocols for reopening of schools & learning with social distancing state: Education Ministry said.
New Delhi: As the Covid third wave wanes in several states of the country, the Centre on Thursday announced a new set of health and safety SOPs that will need to be followed by state governments for welcoming students back to school. “Revised guidelines for health and safety protocols for reopening of schools and learning with social distancing state. States to decide whether schools required to take consent of students’ parents for attending physical classes, group activities to be done as per SOPs,” the Education Ministry said.
Earlier, the Center informed that 34 States in the country are recording a decline in Covid cases and positivity rate. However, the government also noted that the states like Kerala and Mizoram are witnessing an increase in the number of cases and positivity.
While addressing the media, the Union Health Ministry further said, “The present data indicates that unlike evidence during earlier Covid surge, with the current variant surgery is safe & not associated with higher chances of complications or deaths in Covid positive patients. These patients who need surgery need not be denied it.”
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