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Telangana govt to take a call on reopening of Schools:- The third wave of coronavirus is all over the nation. But the impact is less as the hospitalization rate is quite low. With the sudden rise in the new cases in the state, the government of Telangana announced to shut all the educational institutions in the state till January 31st and the online classes are being conducted. The state has been reporting around 4000 cases per day and the government will take the call on the reopening of schools today. Telangana Chief Minister KCR will chair a meeting with the Health Department and the officials of the Education Department after which the final call will be taken. Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy submitted a report to Chief Minister about the same.
The report said about the number of students attending the online classes and those who could not attend the online classes. The report told that the students from low-income families failed to make it to online classing. The number of Covid-19 cases among the children and the fever survey reports are submitted for the Chief Minister. KCR will review them and will conduct a meeting after which the final call would be taken. The decision will be announced today. The Telangana Recognized School Management Association (TRSMA) staged protests before the Collectorates to reopen the schools at the earliest. The frequent power cuts are a barrier for online classes told TRSMA. KCR also held a meeting about the illegal drug trafficking asking the officials to take strict actions against the culprits to eliminate drug chains.