Tamil Nadu schools to open for Classes 1 to 8 from November 1
New Delhi : With coronavirus cases under control in past few weeks, the authorities have decided to reopen physical classes for students in Tamil Nadu for Class 1 to 8 from November 1. Classes for students from Class 9 to 12 resumed on September 1.
The Tamil Nadu government, in its order, said that considering feedback from medical experts, educationists and parents, physical classes for children in all schools (government-run, state-aided and other boards as well) would resume from November 1.
Following a meeting chaired by Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat to review the ongoing measures to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the government said the ban in respect of social, political, cultural and religious congregations would continue to be in place.
The schools have been asked to follow all COVID-19 related SOPs to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu government has urged people to stay in home and avoid visiting crowded places, specially during the upcoming festive season.
Following COVID-19 guidelines alone could help prevent a third wave of the virus, the government said and appealed to the people and commercial establishments as well to cooperate.