As the COVID-19 cases in West Bengal lowers, the Bengal Government on Monday announces for the Primary schools and upper primary schools to reopen on February 16.
In accordance to the to the statement issued by the state government on Monday.
After schools reopen, the School Education Department will must release a standard operating procedure to guarantee that schools are following Covid-related practices .
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal’s chief minister, said two days ago that decision of reopening schools for
younger classes will be after a comprehensive assessment of the Covid-19 issue
Banerjee also stated that the administration will await a couple of additional days prior to actually reaching a decision on the restarting
the primary schools in West Bengal since it is necessary to be very careful with the young pupils.
Furthermore, allowing The Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) centres were also to operate by the West Bengal government.
Nutritional meals, preschool education, primary healthcare, vaccinations, health check-ups, and referral services are provided
to children under the age of six and their mothers at these establishments, also known as anganwadis.
Also easing all prohibitions on inbound flights by the West Bengal government.
Furthermore, all incoming travellers must complete vaccination and, have a negative Covid-19 test result obtained 72 hours before to arrival.
Furthermore, maintaining the night curfew in the state, according to the announcement.
From 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., all vehicles and people will be prohibited from moving.
Just allowing only mandatory essential and emergency services, according to the notice.
Additionally, Covid protocols, such as required masks, physical distance maintenance,
and health and hygiene protocols, will continue as previously, according to the statement.
The state recorded 512 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as compared to mounting cases in January.
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