School Reopening Update: Health Ministry has issued SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for reopening of CBSE Board & other schools for classes 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th voluntarily, for taking guidance from their teachers in the context of COVID-19 (This will be subject to written consent of their parents/guardians). However, this will be allowed from 21st September onwards. All the information has been published on the official twitter account of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Students and others who are wondering about the school reopening date in India can check all the details. No updates have been provided for the students from class 1st to 8th.
School Reopening Update - Main Points from the SOP:
The generic preventive measures include simple public health measures that are to be followed to reduce the risk of COVID-19. These measures need to be observed by all (teachers, employees and students) in these places at all times. These include:
i. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet to be followed as far as feasible.
ii. Use of face covers/masks to be made mandatory.
iii. Frequent hand washing with soap (for at least 40-60 seconds) even when hands are not visibly dirty.
Use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers (for at least 20 seconds) can be done wherever feasible.
iv. Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth
and nose while coughing/sneezing with a tissue/handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used
v. Self-monitoring of health by all and reporting any illness at the earliest.
vi. Spitting shall be strictly prohibited.
vii. Installation & use of Aarogya Setu App may be advised wherever feasible.
For complete details : Download the Here complete SOP