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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra schools for classes 1 to 12 are to be re-opened on January 24 with COVID-19 protocols, the Maharashtra School Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad, said on Thursday.

"From January 24, we will be reopening schools for classes 1-12th with COVID protocols. The state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has agreed to our proposal," Gaikwad said.

The Maharashtra School Education department has also decided to open pre-primary schools from January 24.

"We have also decided to open pre-primary schools from January 24,"Earlier in the month, the Maharashtra govt announced the closure of schools amid rising COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 43,697 new COVID-19 cases and 49 deaths on Wednesday.

As many as 214 patients with Omicron infection have been reported in the state. (ANI)

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