NEW DELHI: Several states governments including Delhi have started unlock process as these states are witnessing improvements in the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
As per reports, the Madhya Pradesh government re-opened schools and colleges. The government directed to run the educational institutes with the attendance of 50 percent students.
Likewise, the Delhi government has also decided to start the unlocking process, re-opening educational institutes, cinema halls, etc.
Also, the state governments of Gujarat, Odisha, and Karnataka have also started lifting the restrictions. However, the people will have to follow the protocols like wearing a mask, social distancing among others.
Earlier, Gujrat's Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that schools will reopen in Gujarat once deliberations on the COVID situation in the state are done in a high-level meeting of state government's officials.
Some state governments also allow arranging marriage ceremonies. It is to be noted that Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka were badly hit by the second wave of the ongoing pandemic.
Earlier, schools and universities in most parts of the country are shut in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic since March last year, when the nationwide lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19 was put in place for eighteen days initially.
The schools were briefly reopened in the month of October in some parts of the country but had to be shut again as the second wave of the virus hit the nation.