School Closing In Kerala: State shuts schools for Classes 1- 9 due to Covid

Kerala New Covid Guidelines: Online teaching for Classes 1 to 9 again

School Closing In Kerala: State shuts schools for Classes 1- 9 due to Covid School Closing In Kerala: Schools in Kerala are closed tomorrow onwards as the state has decided to shut schools in a Covid review meeting Kerala
Abhiraj P | Jan 14, 2022 - 6:18 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Kerala government has decided to suspend offline teaching for Classes up to 9. The decision was taken in a high-level Covid review meeting which was held today and chaired by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The government reintroduced online classes for students studying in Class 1 to Class 9, reported the ANI.

All government, semi-government and cooperative institutions have also been told to conduct programmes online. Weekend curfews and night curfews will not be introduced in the state. But in places with a test positive rate beyond 20 per cent, restrictions will be imposed limiting the number of people who can participate in events such as social, cultural, religious programmes or weddings and funerals. A maximum of up to 50 individuals will be allowed to attend such events. Public events will be banned in places with a test positivity rate beyond 30 per cent. These restrictions will be implemented by the district administration, reported the Manorama.

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The government has also urged businesses to go online. Shopping malls will have to limit the entry of individuals to one person per 25 square feet. Restrictions have also been imposed limiting the number of pilgrims to the Sabarimala shrine.

Kerala reported more than 13,000 new Covid cases on Friday, making the total number of active Covid cases in the state 64,529, says the data shared by the Kerala government Covid dashboard.

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