Minister Gaikwad also added that while schools in several districts have been reopened for Classes 9 to 12, the government is considering whether students from Classes 5-8 can return to schools.
Over 50 Teachers Found Positive in Karnataka
Punjab: Following feedback from parents, the state government has decided to reopen schools for Classes 5 to 12 from 7 January. Schools would follow a 10 am to 3 pm schedule and have been asked to strictly follow all COVID-related health protocols.
Karnataka: Around 50 teachers have tested positive for coronavirus in the state after schools in Karnataka reopened from 1 January. Consequently, affected schools in Belagavi, Chitradurga, Vijayapura and Chikkamagaluru districts have been shut temporarily.
Bihar: After remaining shut for almost nine months, schools in Bihar have reopened for Classes 9 to 12 with only 50 percent capacity. While wearing of masks and social distancing is compulsory, morning assembly sessions and game periods have been removed…