Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar on Thursday stated that the ultimate choice on the opening of faculties amid COVID-19 outbreak can be taken only after discussion with specialists, well being officers and different respective departments.
“We have not taken a decision to reopen schools yet. All aspects will be discussed carefully and suggestions will be taken by experts, health officials and other respective departments before starting schools,” Kumar stated.
There are at present 30,762 lively COVID-19 instances in Karnataka. As many as 8,11,581 recoveries and 11,453 deaths have been reported in the state to date.
Educational establishments throughout the nation have step by step began to reopen after months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Schools in Andhra Pradesh have been opened for lessons 9 and 10 earlier this month, whereas college students of lessons 6 to 8 will resume lessons on November 23.
Uttarakhand and Punjab have additionally reopened faculties for senior lessons.
Open-air lessons have been resumed in Tripura in early October for lessons 9 to 12, with 50 per cent academics in attendance and correct implementation of COVID-19 associated Standard Operating Procedures.
Other states that plan to reopen faculties embody Tamil Nadu (November 16), Goa (November 21), and Gujarat (November 23).