Vijayawada: The number of students attending schools has gone up to 74 per cent on the second day against 61 per cent on the first day of reopening of schools after Sankranti vacation in the state.
Minister for education Adimulapu Suresh here on Tuesday said that more students were turning up at the schools to attend classes given the rise in their attendance from the first day to the second day after Pongal vacation.
The minister said that they were taking all precautionary measures to comply with Covid-19 norms to ensure that no student gets infected with Coronavirus and asked the parents not to worry over the health of their wards in the schools.
The minister assured the parents that the state government was paying utmost concern over safety of the children attending schools at a time when Coronavirus infections were spreading fast.
Percentage of attendance of students in the schools district-wise in the state on Tuesday was reported as: Srikakulam-68.36, Vizianagaram-60.46, Visakhapatnam-64.65, East Godavari-62.35, West Godavari-71.25, Krishna-77.39, Guntur-80.94, Prakasam-79.05, Nellore-69.21, Kadapa-81.90, Kurnool-78.09, Anantapur-80.16 and Chittoor-76.91.