Schools in Haryana will reopen for Classes 6 to eight from the primary week of February, state Education Minister Kanwar Pal stated on Wednesday.

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:42 PM IST

Schools in Haryana will reopen for Classes 6 to eight from the primary week of February, state Education Minister Kanwar Pal stated on Wednesday.

“The COVID cases are gradually coming down and the situation has improved. Moreover, the COVID-19 vaccination drive has also begun. So, we have decided to reopen schools for Classes 6 to 8 from February first week,” the minister instructed reporters right here.

He stated a call on beginning Classes 1 to five will likely be taken later.

The faculties must observe all tips associated to face masks, sanitisers and social distancing, he stated.

After remaining shut for six months because of the Covid-19 outbreak, faculties in Haryana had partially reopened in mid-September for college students of Classes 9 to 12.

However, amid an increase in Covid-19 circumstances, the Haryana authorities had ordered the closure of all faculties in November.

Over 150 college students from three Haryana districts — Rewari, Jind and Jhajjar — had examined constructive for coronavirus in November after which all the faculties have been shut until additional orders.

In mid-December, the faculties had once more reopened for the upper lessons.

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