All schools within the metropolis will proceed to remain shut because the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has determined to not enable reopening of schools beginning November 23. The resolution was taken by BMC as a precautionary measure to management the unfold of Covid-19 within the metropolis.
The Maharashtra authorities had earlier allowed courses 9 to 12 to reopen from November 23; nevertheless, the BMC has determined to not go forward with the implementation.
BMC’s public relations division confirmed that each one schools within the metropolis will remain shut till December 31. An in depth round on this regard is anticipated to be issued by Friday night.
A BMC official mentioned, “Considering BMC is Mumbai’s local body, we have taken the decision to keep the schools shut. We have also studied the pattern of Covid-19 spread in other parts of the country after schools were reopened, and hence have decided to keep them shut till December 31.”
Instances of Covid-19 instances rising after schools have been reopened have taken place in a number of elements of the nation. For instance, Andhra Pradesh witnessed an analogous development after reopening its schools. Hence, BMC has determined that education through video conferencing is the higher choice for now, officers mentioned.
Mumbai has over 272,000 Covid-19 instances and greater than 10,600 deaths due to it. The BMC and state authorities each anticipate a second wave of Covid-19 put up December within the metropolis as extra actions and locations are unlocked.