Kovid cases extend three weeks’ leave for schools in Karnataka

Kovid cases extend three weeks’ leave for schools in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Schools in Karnataka will have a three-week holiday from Monday, the report said, adding that many teachers were infected with Kovid in some districts, ”Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said on Sunday.

Yeddyurappa said in a statement in Kannada here, “I have issued an order to the authorities to declare a three-week holiday for schools from October 12-30, stating that many teachers have been infected by Kovid-19 is.”

The decision comes a day after the state Department of Primary and Secondary Education postponed the Vidyagama scheme on Saturday, when 34 students tested positive in Belagavi and Kalaburagi districts in the northern region of the state, following reports from state-run schools. It was unveiled to teach students. .

The schools were closed since March 25, when the lockdown was implemented and expanded to spread the virus, with the department directing state-run schools to resume classes for students whose They do not have online access to the lessons being offered by private schools to their students. state.

“The Vidyagama Yojana has been introduced for learning about 42 lakh students from socially weaker sections in open classrooms under trees or verandahs in their school premises,” an official told IANS.

Although the Union Home Ministry (MHA) has issued guidelines to reopen all schools and colleges across the country from October 15, the state government has not given any permission in Kovid cases across the state.

Former state chief minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader HD Kumaraswamy reprimanded the state government for canceling the mid-term holidays despite an increase in Kovid’s affairs.

“Amidst the epidemic, teachers in state-run and private schools are forced to attend schools to work without classrooms. The state government is endangering the health of teachers and continuing Kovid cases across the state For the welfare of their families despite living. ”Said Kumaraswamy here in Kannada.


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