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India schools cautiously reopen even as COVID warnings grow

By KRUTIKA PATHI
Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) — More students in India will be able to step inside a classroom for the first time in nearly 18 months, as authorities have given the green light to partially reopen more schools despite apprehension from some parents and signs that infections are picking up again. Schools and colleges in at least six more states will reopen in a gradual manner with health measures in place throughout September. Life has been slowly returning to normal in India after the trauma of a ferocious coronavirus surge earlier this year ground life in the country to a halt, sickened tens of millions, and left hundreds of thousands dead. A number of states returned last month to in person learning for some age groups.

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