Coronavirus: Karnataka government revokes Class 9 to 12 students from visiting schools’ order

First Published 20, Sep 2020, 12:41 PM

 Rising COVID-19 cases forces Karnataka to rescind school visit for students of classes 9 to 12

<p>The Karnataka government on Saturday prohibited Class 9 to 12 students from visiting schools and pre-university colleges to meet teachers in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.</p>

The Karnataka government on Saturday prohibited Class 9 to 12 students from visiting schools and pre-university colleges to meet teachers in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

<p>According to a statement issued by the government, the students were earlier allowed by the education department after COVID-19 cases in the state had come down.</p>

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According to a statement issued by the government, the students were earlier allowed by the education department after COVID-19 cases in the state had come down.


 

 

 

 

<p>However, as the pandemic continues to rage the state, the state government felt it was not safe to call students to colleges or schools to meet teachers, it said.</p>

However, as the pandemic continues to rage the state, the state government felt it was not safe to call students to colleges or schools to meet teachers, it said.

<p>As of September 19 evening, cumulatively 5.11 lakh COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 7,922 deaths and 4,04,841 discharges.<br />
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As of September 19 evening, cumulatively 5.11 lakh COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 7,922 deaths and 4,04,841 discharges.
 

<p>On August 29, Centre had allowed students between classes 9 and 12 to visit schools outside containment zones under Unlock 4.0.</p>

On August 29, Centre had allowed students between classes 9 and 12 to visit schools outside containment zones under Unlock 4.0.

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