Minister for Education Premila Kumar says physical distancing cannot be practiced in schools but to offset that, our ventilation in schools is far better than compared to many other schools in the world.
Some parents had contacted us and asked if their children are safe in classrooms and whether the schools are maintaining the 2 metres physical distancing.
They had also asked how all students will fit in a classroom if they will be made to sit 2 metres away from each other as there may be space issues.
When questioned today, Kumar says COVID-safe measures is not just one measure but is a multilayered approach.
She says the issue of overcrowding is only in urban schools and not in remote areas.
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