The Manipur Education department (S) on Friday issued an order for the resumption of physical classes for children below 12 years i.e. up to class VII with effect from August 8.
An order issued by H Gyan Prakash, commissioner Education (S), stated that the decision was taken after having consulted with the state health department.
It notified that students and teachers are to wear face masks, school authorities to advise parents not to send their wards having Covid-19 symptoms, and all heads of school to take necessary steps to vaccinate their teachers fully, including precaution dose.
On July 22, the state government extended the date for closure of physical classes for children below 12 years of age (up to Class VII) and announced the closure of schools for these students till August 7 in public interests.