Mumbai: Delhi Deputy CM and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday announced that all the schools and educational institutes will be allowed to open for all the classes in Delhi from November 1 at 50% capacity.
However, physical attendance will be voluntary and parents would not be forced to send their children to school.
The announcement comes amid a low COVID-19 case count in the Union Territory.
“Experts suggested that no parent will be forced to send their children to school. All schools will have to ensure that classes take place in hybrid mode with a maximum of 50 per cent strength in classrooms,” Sisodia added.
Delhi reported 41 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the active caseload in the city is 323.