Karnataka Government has decided to reopen physical class from 1st to 5th standard from October 25th, 2021.
The schools will be allowed to open strictly adhering to the SOP issued by the Department of Primary and Secondary Education.
Parental consent letter for physical classes is mandatory in Karnataka. There will be a screening of students every day to check for symptoms if any.
50% of the capacity in a classroom will be allowed to attend offline classes. Provision of Hand Sanitizers, Physical distancing of one-meter minimum as practically feasible, no crowding, particularly at school entry and exit has been made mandatory.
The classrooms and restrooms shall be disinfected daily using 1% Sodium Hypochlorite solution.
Only teachers and staff who have been vaccinated with two doses of vaccination will be allowed in classes 1 to 5th standard.
There shall be additional use of Face shields by teachers who are over 50 years of age said DHFWKA in a press release.