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Meghalaya to reopen schools for classes 1-5 from Feb 14; end mandatory Covid testing for double-dosed entrants

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By PTI Updated: Feb 10, 2022 1:42 pm
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Shillong, Feb. 10 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has said schools will reopen for Classes 1-5 from February 14, and no mandatory testing will be required on entry into the state for double-vaccinated people.

Sangma, who chaired a high-level meeting to review the Covid-19 situation late on Wednesday, also said the night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am will be withdrawn from Friday.

“No RT-PCR test will be needed for double-vaccinated individuals coming to the state starting Friday. The schools (Classes 1 to 5) will be fully functional from Monday,” he said.

Teaching via the offline mode for Classes 6-12 and in colleges and universities had already begun last week.

Sangma also said entry into bars, restaurants and movie theatres will only be allowed for fully-vaccinated people, and that the odd-even system of plying of vehicles will continue in Shillong.

The northeastern state had reported 125 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, which pushed the tally to 92,646, while the death toll mounted to 1,554 with two more fatalities.

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By PTI Updated: Feb 10, 2022 1:42:19 pm