By the time the Telugu state governments heaved a sigh of relief with a steady decrease in Corona cases from the past few weeks, things took a swift turn with both the states recording hike.
Despite friction from various student, parent and teacher outfits, the State governments giving a nod for the school to start offline classes drew criticism.
This factor has now turned into one of the reasons for an unexpected hike in corona cases. While Telangana registered 204 cases on Tuesday, stats revealed that the majority are from schools.
The same situations prevailed n Andhra as students and school staff took the major count in 261 new cases on Tuesday. Despite protocols like classes being held in shifts, social distancing, proper sanitisation of premises, instructions to wear full sleeves shirts and pants, teachers raised concerns over students paying no attention to these norms.
According to the official data, Chittoor, Kurnool and Krishna have more number of positive cases amongst students and staff.