Express News Service
(*10*)GADAG : Five schools in Gadag have been shut for per week after 10 teachers examined positive for Covid-19 lately.
(*10*)In this backdrop, different teachers, dad and mom and college students are demanding that schools keep shut for some extra time and on-line lessons proceed.
(*10*)On Saturday, 4 schools in Gadag and one college in Naragund despatched their college students again after receiving the information from the well being division.
(*10*)Nine teachers from Gadag city and one from Naragund are underneath dwelling quarantine and well being officers are tracing their major and secondary contacts.
(*10*)Some teachers are anxious as many teachers had flouted norms through the exams.
(*10*)Last week, 6,939 teachers gave their samples for testing. Many of them examined detrimental, however, 274 teachers are but to get their stories.
(*10*)People had been relieved when the variety of circumstances in the district declined with no deaths reported in the previous 75 days.
(*10*)However, with the teachers testing positive, dad and mom have sarted panicking with many insisting that on-line lessons proceed this 12 months as nicely.
(*10*)Siddharth Chinchali, a mother or father from Gadag, mentioned, “It is a question of our children’s health. We do not want to take any chances. We want online online classes to continue until the vaccine is available.”
(*10*)Gadag Deputy Director of Public Instruction B M Basalingappa mentioned that they’ve declared holidays for per week for the 5 schools.
(*10*)“All five schools were sanitised on Saturday and we await the health department officials’ instructions on reopening of these schools. Parents and students should not panic,” he mentioned.