Srinagar, April 04: The authorities have decided to close all schools upto 9th standard in Jammu and Kashmir amid rising number of cases, officials said.
“In view of rising trend in #COVID19 cases in J&K & likelihood of young children getting infected & transmitting infection in large numbers, ALL classes upto& including Class 9 in schools will be closed for 2 weeks in all schools beginning on Monday, 5 April till 18 April 21 in J&K,” tweeted the office of lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha.
“Also Classes 10, 11 & 12 will also be closed for one week in all schools from Monday, 5 April 2021 till 11 April 2021 in entire J&K,” it said in another tweet.
Further, all gatherings for social and customary functions will be restricted to 200 only and after following due COVID SOPs, it added.
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