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Schools to reopen in Mumbai from Oct 4



“We are reopening schools for classes 8 to 12 in Mumbai with effect from October 4. We will make a decision for the rest of the classes in November. All Covid-19 SOPs issued by the government will be implemented,” Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Chahal said. According to BMC guidelines, “Teaching and non-teaching staff should come to schools only as per the requirement for teaching students of classes 8 to 12. A class should not have more than 20 students at a time.” Earlier, Maharashtra Minister for School Education Varsha Gaikwad had announced that schools in Maharashtra’s rural areas for students of classes 5 to 12 and in urban areas for classes 8 to 12, would resume from October 4 onwards.