Following 2-Yrs-Long Hiatus; Mizoram Schools Reopen From Today


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Following a two-year hiatus induced by the unprecedented times of COVID-19, Mizoram schools have returned back to session from today.

Recently, the Mizoram Government undertook the concerned action after cases in the northeastern state continued to drop substantially.

As per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) devised by the School Education Department, schools and hostels has also been re-opened for all classes from the new academic session.

Meanwhile, the colleges for students of the final semester has also been resumed, while offline classes for students of other semesters will reopen from the new academic session starting in July; mentioned the guidelines issued recently.

The SOP further asserted that PhD scholars in the Department of Horticulture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (HAMP) of Mizoram University have also been permitted to attend classes for course work.

Its worthy to note that Mizoram registered a total of 175 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of state Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).

Besides, the daily positivity rate has been reported to be 16.4%, according to the information shared by state government today. The active caseload now stands at 951. While, a total of 2,24,963 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Mizoram so far. A total of 687 people have succumbed to the deadly infection.

A total of 453 samples were tested on April 4, 2022, out of which 71 samples belonged to males, while 104 of females.

Furthermore, the total recovery rate in the northeastern state stands at 2,23,325. The official statement further adds that, RT-PCR test detected 2 positive cases, while RAgT & FIA identified 170 & 3 positive cases respectively.