Tripura government reopen schools on monday with 50% teachers attendance. But only for 9-12 class students, voluntarily. The State’s education department officials said on monday that government and aided schools reopen with 50% teaching staffs. The school management would prepare a roster to ensure attendance of 50% teachers on an alternate-day basis, they added. The percentage of students has not been specified for attendance, but those who want to attend will have to carry written permission from their parents. After suspending neighborhood classes for a month following surge in covid19 cases, the education department has decided to resume the classes from Monday. The classes were stopped on August 28 after a week when the state registered its biggest single-day spike of Covid cases. Meanwhile In the northeastern region, Tripura has the second highest number of coronavirus cases after Assam. 296 people have lost their lives and the number of infections is more than 27,000 till date.