Faculties reopened in rural components of Maharashtra’s Thane district on Monday, after being shut for almost 11 months within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Collector Rajesh Narvekar in an order issued on Sunday allowed reopening of faculties solely in rural areas of the district.
The order mentioned solely 50 per cent attendance can be allowed in a day and the academic establishments should strictly comply with all COVID-19 prevention pointers. Motion can be taken in opposition to schools that are discovered to be violating the laws and never holding classes as specified within the order, the collector mentioned.
With regard to high schools falling beneath city limits, instructions of the municipal company involved can be relevant, he mentioned. On Sunday, Thane reported 354 new instances of COVID-19, taking the tally within the district to 2,57,745.
Thus far, 6,202 folks have died of the viral an infection within the district, as per official figures.