The Mizoram has decided to reopen the 10th and 12th Class schools from January 22nd and the places of worship from February. Mizoram, a predominantly Christian state, decided to reopen places of worship with a limited number of attendees as the situation improved with COVID-19.
The decisions were made in a meeting between doctors, churches, and civil society groups. The Minister of Health, R Lalthangliana, chaired the meeting. Churches were open to Sabbath worshipers every Saturday at noon and to other denominations for worship services on Sunday. However, according to official information, only 200 participants or 50 percent of the seating capacity, whichever is less, will be admitted according to the existing standard operating procedure (SOP) of the Union Ministry of the Interior (MHA).
Services would not be performed on other days. In Mizoram, services are usually held three times on Saturday (Saturday) and Sunday. Churches in the state have been closed since March 22 of last year to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Reopening of the school in Mizoram It was also decided that regular school classes would begin for Standards 10 and 12 students who will sit for the board exams in April. You can also spend the night in hostels in preparation. However, students must pass the rapid antigen test before going to school. James Lalrinchhana, director of school education, told PTI that schools will be closed to students from other classes until new orders are received. The meeting also decided to review the quarantine and swab sampling protocols for those returning from another state.