1. The Andhra Pradesh state government has decided mandatory COVID-19 education for teachers before schools reopen, and for students, once the schools start functioning from November 2. 2. Teachers will be educated over video calls by district medical and health officers. 3. When schools start, the teachers will conduct a 10-minute session every day to teach students the importance of wearing masks, using gloves, and sanitation. 4. The students will also be distributed pamphlets, and banners, hoardings, and paintings will be set up in schools to spread awareness on the coronavirus. 5. Also, primary health centers (PHCs) located near schools will be put on alert and the schools are also asked to set up isolation rooms.