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    Published On : Sat, Dec 26th, 2020

    Schools in Nagpur city to reopen from Jan 4

    Nagpur: After the prolonged halt owing to novel Coronavirus pandemic, the schools in Nagpur city has set to reopen from January 4, 2021, order issued by Nagpur Municipal Chief, Radhakrishnan B stated on Saturday.

    The order issued by Municipal Chief laid Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for schools administration. Thermal screening, social distancing etc being the key factor to abide.

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    It is pertinent to mention that, the District Collector, had already ordered to reopen schools located in rural Nagpur which had drawn tremendous criticism. The rural area of Nagpur District consist 657 schools which teach students between standard IX and XII. The sum of 9,147 teachers and staff are appointed in these schools. When the State Government had announced reopening of the schools from November 16, 2020, teachers and other staff had gone for mandatory Covid tests. At that time over 100 teachers in Nagpur district had tested positive for the virus borne disease.

    After, the District Collector ordered the reopening of the schools on December 14. The school staff again went through Covid tests. Following which 38 teachers were reportedly tested positive.

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