Although the number of COVID-19 cases in the state is increasing day by day, it seems that the state government is leaning towards the opening of educational institutions. The household fever survey has revealed that children are also having COVID and other flu-like symptoms, suggesting that parents may not send students to school even if they are open.
Authorities are also reportedly considering allowing both online and physical classes simultaneously. The state government has announced the Sankranthi holidays from the 8th to the 16th of this month and later has extended the holidays to the 30th of this month due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. Online classes for students in grades 8,9,10 also started last Monday. The school education department has announced a timetable for online lessons until the 30th of this month, excluding holidays.
If online classes continue, the timetable will have to be announced again by Sunday. Direct teaching will start after the 31st of this month at the Inter, Degree, and University levels. Everyone over the age of 15 must be vaccinated and allowed to attend classes. Information that the government will take a decision on the resumption of educational institutions in another two days after analyzing the survey results and examining the COVID cases.