Uttar Pradesh Schools Closed Till February 15 Amid COVID Surge, Online Classes to Continue
The date of school closure has been extended from earlier January 30 to February 15.
Lucknow: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the country and Uttar Pradesh amid a third wave of the pandemic, the UP government has announced that all schools will remain closed for offline classes till February 15, 2022. However, online classes will continue as usual.
According to an order issued by Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Avanish Awasthi, the date of school closure has been extended from earlier January 30 to February 15.
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He said that online classes will continue in view of the upcoming secondary board examinations.
While COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh have shown a downward trend, the state reported 10,937 new cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases to 80,342. Lucknow reported 2,096 new COVID cases on Wednesday.
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