Delhi school reopening for Classes 1 to 8 has been deferred till 30 September by Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). The Delhi government had already reopened its schools for Class 9 to 12 students with 50% capacity of classroom.
The state govt has issued a list of activities permitted from intervening night of 15-16 September till the intervening night of 30 September-1 October.
Schools in the national capital opened on 1 September with all COVID-19 protocols in place and according to Standard Operating Procedures issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). Parents of the students were seen expressing concern over the implementation of COVID protocols.
After the first wave of COVID-19 hit the country, schools were closed in March 2020. They had reopened for classes 9 to 11 in Delhi on February 5, 2021, but were again shut on April 9 after COVID-19 cases rose in the second wave of the pandemic.