Pathanamthitta: The Pathanamthitta District Collector has ordered all the schools, colleges both aided and unaided to remain closed for three days. This follows after five persons in the district tested positive for Covid-19.
There would not be any change for the 10th and 12th public exams. However, those students who have interacted with the infected persons or those with Covid-19 symptoms will not be allowed to write the examination. They will be assisted to write the SAY (Save a year) exams by the authorities later.
For the students who have interacted with the infected persons from a distance will be allowed to write the exam at a different venue in the school away from other students.
Masks and sanitizers will be available at every exam centers. The PTA of government schools must ensure that there are adequate masks and sanitizers. The Collector asked private school management that they must make sure that masks and sanitizers are available.