Schools should not start until 0 COVID Cases in India

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People need to understand that safety is obviously the No. 1 priority. Taking a risk like opening schools in Delhi where the numbers are consistently high and hospital running out of beds is not only a risk but also a threat towards a higher number. It has to be our moral obligation to look at the brighter side first. Parents are opposing the Ministry of Home Affairs’ suggestion that schools reopen in July. The petition has described the idea of re-starting school as “playing with fire”. “Opening of schools in July will be the worst decision by the Govt. It’s insane. It’s like playing with fire when we ought to douse it with full force. The parents should fight against this stupidity with tooth n nail, not a single child to be sent to the schools for their own safety.“Children might not be conscious of sanitizing hands or constantly maintaining physical distance, it is not a good idea to call them back to schools,” said Garima Taneja, a parent whose child goes to a school in Bengaluru.  Some parents also said it will be acceptable to them if their children even lose an academic year.“I don’t mind if my son has to miss a school year. My wife and I can homeschool him. I am more worried about him being exposed to infections when he goes back to school,” said Santosh Sharma, whose eight-year-old son goes to a private school in Delhi.