All educational institutes, including public and private schools, colleges and universities, will remain closed till 23 May 2021 due to rising number of COVID-19 cases throughout the country, said the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Twitter.
The decision was made during a meeting of the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Saturday to discuss and review the current COVID-19 situation in the country.
In Today’s NCOC session, it is decided that in view of ongoing disease trends, education institutes earlier closed till 17th May will continue to remain closed till 23rd May 21. Review will be carried out on 18th May 21.
Earlier, it was decided to keep educational institutes closed till 17 May 2021, however, since the number of coronavirus cases keep rising across the country during the third wave of infections, the NCOC has decided to extended this closure until 23 May 2021.
Furthermore, a review will be carried out on 18 May 2021 in order to discuss the COVID-19 situation at the time.