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Uttar Pradesh schools shut till February 15 amid surge in Covid-19 cases, online classes to continue

According to an order issued by the 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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Lucknow Published on: January 27, 2022 12:43 IST
Uttar Pradesh schools shut till February 15 amid surge in
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Uttar Pradesh schools shut till February 15 amid surge in Covid-19 cases, online classes to continue

Highlights

  • Schools in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed till February 15
  • This decision has been taken in view of increasing Covid cases
  • The date of school closure has been extended from earlier January 30 to February 15

Schools in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed till February 15 though online classes will continue. This decision has been taken in view of increasing Covid cases.

According to an order issued by the additional chief secretary home, Avanish Awasthi, the date of school closure has been extended from earlier January 30 to February 15.

He said that online classes will continue in view of the upcoming secondary board examinations.

India Tv - Schools shut till February 15 amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, Uttar Pradesh govt issues circular

Image Source : INDIA TVSchools shut till February 15 amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, Uttar Pradesh govt issues circular

Though Covid cases in Uttar Pradesh have shown a declining trend, the state reported 10,937 new cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases to 80,342.

Lucknow alone has reported 2096 new cases on Wednesday.

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