New Delhi: Amid Coronavirus outbreak, the Central Board of Secondary Educaton (CBSE) has launched a helpline number to create awareness among its students, in regards to COVID-19 pandemic. Students can avail this facility at 1800 11 8004 from 8 AM to 8 PM. This facility has currently been made available till March 31. Also Read - After CBSE, ICSE Board Postpones Class 10 And 12 Board Exams Over Coronavirus Outbreak
Nogtably, India has confirmed at least 258 cases of coronavirus so far. Of the total 250, at least 196 are active cases of COVID-19 disease. 23 people have recovered from the disease while four people died. The figure also includes 32 foreign citizens. Also Read - COVID-19: CBSE to Reschedule Exams For Classes 10, 12 After March 31, NTA Postpones JEE Mains Exam
Earlier, as part of the board’s initiative to help students burst stress, the board had launched a rap song, called ‘CBSE Exam Anthem’, making it the first board in the country to launch a song of its own. Also Read - ‘Make Sitting Arrangement With Adequate Distance Between Students,’ CBSE Issues Fresh Guidelines to Exam Centres
Prior to this, the board had released a series of memes on its Twitter handle to help students overcome stress.