Mumbai: At least 5,947 schools in rural areas of Maharashtra that were closed due to the Kovid-19 pandemic reopened on Thursday with coronavirus safety protocols for students of classes 8th to 12th. Education Department officials gave this information.
The state government had issued a notification regarding the resumption of classes in rural areas from where no new cases of Kovid-19 are coming. State Council of Educational Research and Training Deputy Director Vikas Garad told that there are a total of 19,997 secondary and higher secondary schools in the state, where 45,07,445 students study from class 8th to 12th. Out of these 19,997 schools, 5,947 schools in rural areas were reopened on Thursday. He said that a total of 4,16,599 students came to the schools on the first day.
Corona cases are increasing in many cities of the state
Let us tell you, the cases of corona in the country’s financial capital Mumbai seem to be stable, but the cases of corona are increasing in many cities of the state. Apart from these increasing cases of corona, the increasing cases of black fungus in Maharashtra are also increasing the concern.
A total of 9,268 cases of black fungus have been reported so far.
According to the Health Department of the Government of Maharashtra, so far a total of 9,268 cases of black fungus have been reported in the state and 112 people have died due to black fungus. 5091 people have recovered from black fungus and returned to their homes and treatment of 2900 people is going on now. Most cases of black fungus are coming from Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik, Solapur and Mumbai. Black fungus cases have a mortality rate of around 12 percent.
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