CM Yediyurappa: Karnataka colleges to reopen only after inoculating teachers, students

Prime News, Karnataka, Education, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Bengaluru, June 23:- The government of Karnataka on Tuesday (June 22) announced that regular offline classes will resume in colleges after the vaccination process is completed for students, teachers and other staff members. 
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said “vaccination is the key stakeholders for resuming the higher educational institutions. Vaccination will be the major priority for the students and teaching faculty.”
The Chief Minister arrived at this decision after attending a high-level committee meeting convened by the Karnataka government to analyse, advise, and combat the upcoming estimated third wave of Covid-19.
Yediyurappa went on to say that a 13-member expert committee headed by noted cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Prasad Shetty has made several suggestions for the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic expected to hit the country.  
The Chief Minister said the committee has recommended opening of greater paediatric units, intensive care units, and special peadiatric wings in several taluk and district hospitals, as well as special pediatric wings at government medical colleges. (Inputs: Agencies)

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