The Karnataka government has said that the schools will reopen as decided from Jan.1, 2021.
The State's COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) met on Dec. 22 to discuss the emerging situation in the wake of the new virus variant detected in the UK. It is recommended that the state government wait and watch the situation for the next four weeks and then take a call. Further, TAC sources said that the situation is dynamic and that it was too early to roll back the government’s decision on schools reopening.
The Chief Minister said that they would review the situation for the next couple of days but did not hint at the rollback of reopening the schools. The Education Minister, too, confirmed that they would go ahead with the plans as decided earlier, and there was no need for anyone to panic.
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