Karnataka Well being Minister Dr Okay Sudhakar on Wednesday mentioned the lecturers of presidency and personal faculties could be vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 in order that faculties might be re-opened with out the kids getting the an infection from the college.
In tweets, Sudhakar mentioned the state authorities desires early re-opening of faculties.
“The corona vaccine will probably be given on a precedence foundation to lecturers and non-teaching workers of all authorities, aided and unaided personal faculties within the State for the early re-opening of faculties maintaining the way forward for youngsters in thoughts,” the Minister mentioned.
The faculties have been shut this educational 12 months in view of the COVID-19 scare although on-line lessons have been on.
As well being specialists have expressed apprehension over youngsters getting contaminated if and when the third wave of COVID-19 strikes, the federal government intensified the vaccination of adults to make sure they don’t move on the an infection to the younger.
Presently, there isn’t a vaccine for these beneath 18 years of age.