- Attendance in classes will be 50 percent
- Schools have been closed in most states
School News: The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that the schools in the state will not be closed for the time being. State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday that at present, schools will continue to operate with 50 percent capacity for all classes. He said that in view of the third wave of the pandemic, the decision to close the schools would be taken after a review meeting in 4-5 days.
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The Chief Minister said, “Daily Kovid cases are increasing rapidly in Madhya Pradesh. However, we are monitoring the situation carefully and a decision will be taken on imposing more restrictions as per the situation in the coming days. Bhopal, Indore And the number of cases is increasing in other districts which is certainly a matter of concern, but overall the COVID situation in the state is under control. Schools will continue with 50 per cent capacity.”
A review meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister on Monday to take stock of the situation in the state. With the number of cases rising at a record pace in the country, schools in several states, including neighboring Maharashtra, have been closed for now. Vaccination campaign has also been started for children in the age group of 15-18 years and so far more than 2 crore children in the country have received its first dose.
2,317 new corona cases were registered in Madhya Pradesh on Monday, taking the total active cases count to 8,599. Of the new cases reported on Monday, 645 cases were registered in Indore and Bhopal, followed by Gwalior (291), Jabalpur.
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