Schools in Kerala not to reopen now considering chances of super-spread
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that the schools in Kerala will not open soon. The Centre had directed that the states can decide about reopening schools after October 15. Kerala will also not implement the direction to open theatres and multiplexes admitting 50 percent people.
The Ministry of Home Affairs suggested as part of the next phase of Unlock process that upto 100 people can take part in cultural and religious gatherings. However, Kerala is not following the same fearing COVID super spread in the state. Only 50 people are allowed in wedding ceremonies and 20 in funeral ceremonies in the state.
The Centre has also stated that Section 144 can be imposed in order to ensure social distancing. The district magistrates can declare 144 considering the situation in the district. Strict restrictions will be imposed in containment zones and other places where disease transmission is out of control.