UP schools closed in view of rising Covid-19 cases

Gautam Buddha Nagar shut schools in view of rising Covid-19 cases

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Sunday (April 11) announced that each one government also as private schools for classes 1 to 12 along side other educational institutions in Noida and Ghaziabad will remain closed till April 30 due to increasing cases of Covid-19.

Earlier, the state authorities had directed the faculties and other educational institutions to stay closed till April 17, but amid an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections within the state, the govt has now pushed the date to month end.

The government also said that the examinations are going to be conducted as per the schedule, adding that each one teaching and non-teaching staff shall still attend their respective institutions.

The announcement was made after a review meeting, which was attended by Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, at the Raj Bhavan within the capital , Lucknow, on Sunday.

Meanwhile, after Uttar Pradesh recorded the very best single-day spike within the state this year, over 15,353 new COVID-19 infections, on Sunday (April 11), the Yogi Adityanath government acted promptly and impose night curfew altogether districts which recorded quite 500 active COVID-19 cases.

On Sunday, 219 cases were reported in Noida, while 155 fresh Covid-19 infections were seen in Ghaziabad. District officials said that more than 2,000 daily tests are being conducted in Noida, while in Ghaziabad it comes in 3,000 tests daily .

Additionally, both the districts have put in situ night curfews between 10 pm to five am in sight of the rising COVID-19 cases.

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