The reopening of the Delhi school for grades 1 to 8 has been postponed until September 30 by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). The Delhi government had already reopened its schools for students in grades 9 to 12 with a class capacity of 50%.
The state government has published a list of permitted activities from the intermediate night of September 15 to 16 to the intermediate night of September 30 to October 1.
Schools in the nation’s capital opened on September 1 with all COVID-19 protocols in place and in accordance with standard operating procedures published by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).
Parents of students have expressed concern over the implementation of COVID protocols.
After the first wave of COVID-19 hit the country, schools were closed in March 2020. They reopened for grades 9 to 11 in Delhi on February 5, 2021, but were closed again on April 9 after COVID-19 cases have increased in the second wave of the pandemic.
Separately, the Delhi government has banned the storage, sale and use of firecrackers during Diwali due to high pollution levels in the city.
“Considering the severe pollution levels in the nation’s capital over the past three years during Diwali, a complete ban is imposed on the storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers in Delhi this time around, as is the last year, “Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi. .
“Last year, the ban was imposed after traders already stockpiled firecrackers for sale, which caused them losses. I call on traders not to stock up on firecrackers due to the total ban, ”he said.
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