After taking suggestions from parents, health committee officials and education experts, the government of Karnataka is ready to make a decision tomorrow on whether to reopen schools in the state.
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Minister of Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar are due to hold a meeting with the Ministry of Education and other government officials in Bengaluru tomorrow to decide whether schools should be reopened or not .
The government has already sought suggestions from educational experts and health officials. After reviewing the suggestions and guidelines, the state government has already reopened university colleges and higher education institutions.
According to sources, some experts and officials have suggested that the education department start high school offline classes from December.
It comes as COVID-19 cases in the state continue to rise with as many as 1,781 new COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday. So far, a total of 8,71,342 cases have been reported in the state, of which 8,34,968 have recovered while a further 11,641 have lost their lives.