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Amid rising Covid cases, schools upto 9th standard closed for 2 weeks in J&K

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The authorities have decided to close all schools upto 9th standard in Jammu and Kashmir amid rising number of Covid cases, officials said.

“In view of rising trend in COVID-19 cases in J&K & likelihood of young children getting infected & transmitting infection in large numbers, all classes upto & including Class 9 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 as per GNS.

“Also Classes 10, 11 & 12 will be closed for one week in all schools from Monday, 5 April 2021 till 11 April 2021 in entire J&K,” he said in another tweet.

Further, all gatherings for social and customary functions will be restricted to 200 only and after following due COVID SOPs, he added. (GNS)