Karnataka Well being Minister Dr Okay Sudhakar on Wednesday stated the lecturers of presidency and personal faculties could be vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 in order that faculties could possibly be re-opened with out the youngsters getting the an infection from the school.
In tweets, Sudhakar stated the state authorities needs early re-opening of faculties.
“The corona vaccine will likely 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 preserving the way forward for youngsters in thoughts,” the Minister stated.
The colleges had been shut this educational 12 months in view of the COVID-19 scare although on-line lessons had been on.
As well being consultants 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 go on the an infection to the younger.
Presently, there isn’t any vaccine for these beneath 18 years of age.