Schools in Kathmandu to resume physical classes from Sept 17

KATHMANDU: The physical classes in the educational institutions, which have remained closed since April, earlier this year owing to the onset of the second wave of the coronavirus disease, are set to resume from September 17.

A joint meeting of the chief district officer of Kathmandu, representatives of security bodies, Municipal Education Committee and Parents’ Association held on Monday afternoon decided to allow the schools to resume physical classes starting September 17.

The Municipal Education Committee will take further decisions after analysing the status of coronavirus infection, according to Kali Prasad Parajuli, CDO of Kathmandu. “Schools will reopen only where COVID-19 risk is comparatively low. The committee can make necessary decisions.”