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Schools Reopen Update: ICMR scientists have recommended – primary schools should be opened first across the country

Schools Reopen Update: ICMR scientists have told that schools should be opened in a phased manner, in which primary schools should be opened across the country first. Know why this is so….

Schools Reopen Update: In view of the decreasing infection of Kovid-19 cases in India, scientists of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have recommended the reopening of schools across the country and told that schools should be opened in a phased manner. could. Scientists say that the risk of corona in young children is low, that is why primary schools should be opened first, then only middle schools should be opened. Scientists have concluded this in a clinical study conducted under the supervision of Dr. Balram Bhargava, Director General of ICMR.Also Read – Himachal Pradesh Schools Reopen: Schools from class 9 to 12 will open in Himachal Pradesh from September 27, the decision was taken in the cabinet meeting

Primary school should be opened first, then middle school Also Read – Schools Reopening News: Supreme Court told 12th student – this is not our job, you should focus on studies

Let us tell you that most of the states have opened schools, all have opened schools under their different guidelines. Scientists have said in their study that children aged 12 years or more are at high risk of corona infection. Since the vaccine is not available for this age group, it is also necessary to start schools, because children are not able to study properly for a long time. Also Read – Rajasthan Schools Reopen: Schools from class 6 to 8 opened in Rajasthan from today, know when the primary schools will open

Scientists have told that in such a situation, primary schools should be opened first with all Kovid guidelines and after that secondary schools can be started after some time. ICMR’s Chief Infectious Disease Specialist Dr Samiran Panda and Dr Tanu Anand are also involved in this study. This clinical study will be published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR).

Scientists say that the all-round development of children has been affected due to the prolonged closure of schools during Kovid-19, so schools need to be opened now. One can start with primary schools.

The example given of Britain and Ireland

Giving the example of Britain, scientists said, secondary schools were first opened there, after which there was an increase in the cases of infection. At the same time, nothing like this was seen in Ireland. According to the fourth national sero survey released in June this year, people above 6 years of age have the same risk of infection as adults, but this risk is less in those younger than them.

Children’s education has been badly affected

For this, a survey was conducted in 15 states in which 1362 children were interviewed. Scientists expressed surprise that more than 50 percent of the children included in this survey could read only a few words given in the form. According to the survey, in the month of August, it has been found that only 24 percent children in urban areas have taken regular classes. Due to the closure of schools, children of urban areas have taken online education. On the other hand, in slums and rural areas, only eight per cent children attended classes every day.


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