When will School reopen In India?: Centre likely to issue advisory on plan

New Delhi, India: Mansukh Mandaviya, the Union Health Minister, has requested the National Expert Group to come up with ideas and work out mechanisms for opening schools around the country.

The Centre is expected to release a recommendation soon to reopen schools across the country as the COVID-19 vaccination program for youngsters aged 15 picks up steam.

"COVID-19 has been found in children of all ages. Children, on the other hand, have a very low mortality rate and disease severity. Experts say it is past time for youngsters to return to school "according to sources.  Schools have been largely closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although some states have opened schools on a part-time basis, broad apprehensions and reservations remain.

The nationwide immunization campaign began on January 16, 2021, and vaccination of all eligible people over the age of 18 began on May 1, 2021. The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination for teenagers aged 15 to 18 years old began on January 3.

On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry said that 95 percent of the country's eligible population had received the first dosage of COVID-19 vaccination, marking a historic feat.On Thursday evening, India's COVID-19 immunization coverage reached  over 164.35 crore .

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