Maharashtra Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad, said that the state government is keeping a close watch on the Omicron situation. And, if felt necessary, then the state government will close physical classes once again.

As India is witnessing a rise in Omicron cases, the Maharashtra education minister, Varsha Gaikwad, has said that the state government is monitoring the covid situation and if the situation worsens, then the government may order to shutdown the schools once again.

“If Omicron cases continue to rise, we may take a call to shut the schools again. We are monitoring the situation,” School Education minister Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad said.

However, even if the government shuts the schools, online classes will continue without any disturbance in the schedule.

On December 1, schools were fully reopened for all the students, and in Mumbai schools reopened on December 15. So far, Maharashtra has 54 Omicron Covid-19 cases, as per several reports.

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