Punjab Schools, Colleges Remain Shut Till April 10 | StepInCollege
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Punjab Schools Have Been Closed: On Tuesday, the Punjab government announced that school and college closures would be extended for another ten days in order to fight the coronavirus. Punjab's schools and colleges have been ordered to close until April 10. The decision to keep educational institutes open has been extended until April 10th, according to the most recent order. Punjab's schools and colleges will now be closed until April 10, 2021. The Punjab government has extended the closure of all educational institutions, according to a recent note. The government had previously ordered the closure of all schools, colleges, and educational institutions in the state until March 31.
Punjab Schools, Colleges Remain Shut Till April 10
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced: On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered that all restrictions imposed in the state on March 17 be extended. All private, government, and aided schools, as well as coaching classes, polytechnic institutes, and degree colleges and universities, are subject to this order. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered that all restrictions in effect until March 31st be extended until April 10th. The Punjab government has ordered that educational institutes be closed and that gathering restrictions be imposed until the end of the month, on March 19.
Number of positive cases: The Punjab government announced on Tuesday that school and college closures would be extended for another ten days in order to combat the coronavirus. Punjab is one of the top six states experiencing a rapid ‘second' wave of infections. Punjab recorded 2868 new infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases to 24143 as of March 30, 2021. On March 29, the state confirmed 59 deaths.
As the number of infections continued to increase, the state agreed to close all schools and colleges on March 19. PSEB, the Punjab School Education Board, had also agreed to postpone the Board exams for classes 10 and 12. Exams for Class 10 were rescheduled from April 9 to May 4, and exams for Class 12 were rescheduled from March 22 to April 20. There have been no other changes to the board review schedule announced as of yet. On April 10, the decision to reopen schools will be reconsidered.