Mumbai, Oct. 14 -- Ten days after schools in Mumbai reopened for students from classes 8 to 12, 79 civic schools are yet to commence teaching sessions on the school premises, data from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has revealed.

Out of a total of 867 municipal schools in Mumbai for classes 8 to 10, 788 have reopened their campuses for students. The remaining schools have not been able to do so either because they house a vaccination or Covid-19 quarantine centre on their premises, or because the major structural repairs to municipal school buildings that the administration undertook during the lockdown months have still not been completed.

Out of the total 71,783 students enrolled in classes 8, 9 and 10 in the 867 municipal s...