The Rajasthan government has decided to reopen schools for students in grades 6-8 from February 8 to 8 after a hiatus of nearly 10 months. The announcement was made by chief minister Ashok Gehlot.
Classes will also resume for students of the first year and second year in undergraduate courses, as well as postgraduate students.
“The decision was made amid the decline in Covid-19 cases in the state,” Gehlot said after a meeting to review the state’s vaccination campaign.
He also announced that 200 people will now be allowed to attend social events in accordance with Covid-19 prevention protocols. The state also authorized the reopening of cinemas, theaters and swimming pools.
Rajasthan had previously announced the resumption of classes for college and university senior students, as well as for students in grades 9-12, effective January 18. Government training centers and training institutes should also be reopened.
Due to the Covid-19 vaccination process, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Dentistry, the Faculty of Nursing and the Faculty of Paramedics have been invited to open as of January 11.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan recorded 95 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 3,17,491.
With 194 new restorations, the total number of restorations is 3.12 564. The number of active cases to date is 2,161.