Deputy Commissioner MG Hiremath has ordered that Schools for Std 1 to 9 will be closed from January 11 to January 18.
However, the said order was modified and schools are set to open from Monday, January 17 for standard 1 to 9.
Parents and authorities in the Belagavi district are worried as over 100 children tested positive for Covid in Athani on Saturday. Most of the children are from rural areas and have reported mild symptoms.
Fifteen students and a teacher from the Government High School at Yakkunchi village tested positive. At Banajawad Education Societies Residential Primary, Intermediate and Pre-University College on the outskirts of the Athani, 62 students are positive. Two students in the limits of Halyal PHC, seven in Ugar PHC, three in Shivanur PHC and 10 in Anantapur PHC have contracted the virus.
Students must follow the rules –
Always wear a mask
Get Drinking water
Santizier bottle at school
Only those schools will be closed if the number of Positives in that particular school are ore than 10%.