New Delhi: In the wake of growing heat, the Delhi government has extended summer vacation by a week in government as well as private schools for students till Class 8. Also Read - Delhi Logs 17,364 Fresh Cases of COVID-19, 20,160 Recoveries In Last 24 Hours | Details Here

The school for students till class 8 will reopen on July 8. Also Read - Delhi Needs 976 MT of Oxygen Daily as Govt Increasing Beds: Manish Sisodia

Notably, there has been no change for classes 9-12, and schools will reopen as per the earlier schedule. Also Read - 'Unbelievable & Heartbreaking': Twitter in Shock After Rohit Sardana's Death, PM Modi-Amit Shah Pay Tributes

“In the wake of hot weather in the national capital, the summer vacation for students up to class 8 are being extended till July 8. For other classes the schools will reopen as per earlier schedule,” Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet.