Karnataka: SOPs issued for reopening of high schools, PU colleges

by Education | 22-08-2021 | 318 views

Bangluru: Ahead of the reopening of schools and PU colleges from tomorrow. The department of public instruction (DPI) and PU education department have issued separate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). DPI issued separate advisories for both parents and students along with teachers and the local community. Parents have been advised to ensure that their children are emotionally secure while going to school. The Covid positivity rate has taken a nosedive in Bengaluru with 260 positive cases being reported against 374 recoveries and one death in the past 24 hours, according to the health department. Meanwhile, 1,350 new Covid cases were reported in Karnataka with 18 deaths and 1,648 recoveries.

The numbers here also show the decreasing trend. The number of total active cases stood at 7,797 in Bengaluru. A total of 22 children within the age group of 0 to 9 years and 22 of the age group of 10 to 19 years have tested positive for Covid in Bengaluru. Students have been asked not to bully their friends if they develop Covid symptoms. 

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