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The Reopening of Mumbai Schools has been Postponed Until Dec 15 due to ‘Omicron Threat’

Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases and the looming threat of the Omicron version, schools in Mumbai will resume on December 15, 2021.

Due to an increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 and the imminent threat of the newly discovered Omicron form of COVID, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has announced that schools in Mumbai for students in Classes 1 to 7 will reopen on December 15, 2021, rather than December 1, due to the escalating number of cases of COVID-19 and the imminent threat of the newly discovered Omicron form of COVID. Schools were to function in three- to four-hour shifts, according to Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad’s orders, and youngsters were to arrive in groups to comply with COVID-related safety precautions.

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Mumbai schools’ reopening deadline has been extended till December 15, 2021.

The new COVID-19 virus strain, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), poses a “very high” global risk and might have “severe ramifications” in locations where COVID cases are on the rise.

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“In light of the appearance of the # Omicron version of COVID19 in the world,” the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation announced, according to news agency ANI. “Schools for Classes 1-7 will now reopen on December 15, instead of December 1, in light of the appearance of the # Omicron version of COVID19 in the world.” In Maharashtra, for example, the decision to reopen schools was decided after a poll found that more than 70% of parents want schools to reopen.

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