Mumbai: The Omicron variant of Corona has raised concerns all over the world including India. Meanwhile, the date of the opening of schools in Mumbai has been extended. Schools in Mumbai will now open on December 15 instead of December 1. Let us tell you that in Maharashtra, the state government had recently announced the opening of schools from class 1 to class VII from December 1.
According to ANI, BMC has informed that, in view of the Omicron variant of Corona in the world, schools for classes 1-7 will now reopen from December 15 instead of December 1.
School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad had announced to open the schools. Varsha Gaikwad had tweeted saying that, after discussion with the State Council of Ministers and CM, the decision was taken to reopen the school, but due to the dangerous mutation of the corona that recently surfaced in South Africa, Omicron has spread all over the world including India. Once again the tension has increased.
In fact, Varsha Gaikwad tweeted and wrote, After discussion with the Chief Minister, Council of Ministers and Pediatric Task Force of the state, the decision to reopen the schools from class I to IV in rural areas and from class I to VII in urban areas from December 1 has been taken. We are committed to the safe restoration of schools.
At the same time, strict precautionary steps are being taken in the country regarding Omicron, which is being said to be the most dangerous as compared to all the previous variants. Testing has been increased at airports for international passengers. Meanwhile, concern has increased for Mumbai in Maharashtra, which has suffered the most orgy of Corona. A total of 1000 passengers from African countries have landed in Mumbai within the last 15 days.
According to a report, according to information received from BMC, 1000 passengers have landed in Mumbai from African countries in the last 15 days. All these people have returned from African countries where the threat of Omicron remains the most.