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Schools in Maharastra’s Nashik city would reopen for offline classes from December 13. 2021. The nod to reopen schools for physical classes has been given by the Nashik Municpal Corporation. Details here.

  • Maharashtra’s Nashik city would reopen for physical classes from December 13, 2021.
  • Schools would reopen for physical classes with proper COVID-19 restrictions such as wearing masks, maintaining physical distancing and others.
  • The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra is 9964 cases.

Schools would reopen for physical classes in Maharashtra’s Nashik city from December 13, 2021. Students of classes1 to 7 would resume offline classes with strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines. With the aim to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, educational institutions would be following strict SOPs as issued by the government. 

Rules such as wearing masks, maintaining physical distancing. using hand sanitizer, vaccination of teaching and non-teaching staff would be followed. The total number of active COVID-19 cases as reported in Maharashtra is 9964 cases. Further, the death ratio due to COVID-19 in the state is 2.13%. The active ratio due to COVID-19 in Maharashtra is 0.15%. 

The Nashik Municipal Corporation had not allowed schools to reopen for physical classes due to the pertaining threat because of COVID-19. Schools reopened in the state from December 1 for classes 1 to 7 for urban areas & for classes 1 to 4 for rural areas. However, due to the threat of the Omicron variant. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC decided to delay the reopening of schools for physical classes in Maharashtra’s Mumbai district. Read: Mumbai Schools NOT reopening tomorrow, BMC delays reopening till December 15 over Omicron threat

Schools to reopen Date

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Schools to reopen in Nashik December 13, 2021 
Schools to reopen in Mumbai December 15, 2021 

Thus, schools would be resuming physical classes from December 15, 2021, in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Maharashtra’s Health Minister Raje Tope mentioned that the new Omicron variant’s severity is low. As per PTI inputs, he said, “There is a total of 10 Omicron cases in Maharashtra till today. About 65 swabs have been sent for genome sequencing, their reports are awaited. Screenings are being conducted at International airports. The Omicron variant is spread over 54 countries so far. Transmissibility is higher. But, the severity or virulence is low. So we do not need to panic.” 

As per the official release that has been mentioned in PTI, at least 60% of parents have given approval for the resumption of offline classes. The total number of students in Nashik for classes 1 to 7 is 1,85,279. Further, the number of schools in the district for the same is 504. 

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