Tamil Nadu: Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and estranged AIADMK chief O. Panneerselvam has suggested the state administration to shut faculties as a result of a rise in flu-related instances within the southern state. He urged Chief Minister M.Ok. Stalin to come back in proper now and take motion to shut faculties with a view to cease the illness’s unfold. Tamil Nadu not too long ago reported a spike in flu instances, the current spike has prompted the neighbouring UT to declare vacation in faculties until September 25.
OPS, as Panneerselvam is extra generally recognized, said in an announcement on Sunday that it’s the duty of the state authorities to protect public well being, noting that the variety of kids being admitted to hospitals within the state is rising.
The previous Chief Minister stated, “The Tamil Nadu authorities ought to declare holidays in faculties for a while and postpone the examination schedule until the time the instances come down. The federal government ought to take steps to create consciousness among the many individuals in regards to the flu and make the required medicines accessible to them.”
In the meantime, faculties and schools within the nation have maintained that shutting of academic establishments shouldn’t be the reply. Many have urged the federal government to keep away from shutting of faculties and said that the lack of studying continues to have ripple impact.