Karnataka Government to Vaccinated the Teachers to facilitate the re-opening of schools
Karnataka Education Minister in a tweet said: The Corona vaccine is to be given priority to teachers and non-teaching staff of all government, non-subsidized and unaided schools in the state for the quick reopening of schools for the benefit of children’s learning and future.
Minister also said: The Health Department will work in coordination with the Department of Education and District Governments to prepare a plan of action for the eligible beneficiaries. Based on the number of beneficiaries and the availability of the vaccine, the vaccination camp will be held in the respective school’s premises.
Health experts have expressed apprehension over children getting infected if and when the third wave of COVID-19 strikes, the government intensified the vaccination of adults to ensure they do not pass on the infection to the young.