While strictly adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, the Haryana Government has decided to start regular classes in schools for students of class III to V from February 24, 2021.
- Chandigarh, 22 February: While strictly adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, the Haryana Government has decided to start regular classes in schools for students of class III to V from February 24, 2021. The school hours will be from 10 am to 1:30 pm and this decision is applicable to government schools as well as private schools across the state. Schools have already been opened for students of Class VI to XII.
- Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said keeping in mind the interruption of studies in schools due to COVID-19 pandemic now the State Government has decided to resume regular classes for the students of Class III to V. He said that before coming to the school, the students have to submit their parents’ consent letter to the school. Parents who wish to continue online studies for their children can write to the school in this regard.
- He said that it will be mandatory for the school to record the body temperature of every student and teacher daily, he added. He said that the students will not be allowed to enter the school premises to the school if the temperature is above normal. The data of all concerned will have to be made available to the nodal officer of the Health Department as well as the Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Commissioner Office, he added.
- He said that the entire school will be divided into three wings. If any student in a wing is found to be COVID positive, that wing will be closed for 10 days and the entire school will be sanitized, he added. He said that if students are found to be COVID positive in more than one wing, the entire school will be closed for 10 days.