COVID-19: Schools for Students of Classes 1 To 9 Remain Shut Till April 19

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Schools for Students of Classes 1 To 9 Remain Shut Till April 19

Rajasthan government has agreed to close schools: The Rajasthan government has agreed to close schools for students in classes 1 to 9 until April 19 due to a recent increase in active COVID-19 incidents. College classes will be suspended during the time, except for final-year students, but students may take their practical exams with prior permission. Nursing and medical schools will continue to operate as before. Except for final-year students, college classes in Rajasthan will be suspended from April 5 to 19, but students can take their practical exams with prior permission. Nursing and medical schools will continue to operate as before. 

Closure of Educational Institutions and colleges: Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Puducherry are among the states and union territories that have directed the closure of educational institutions and colleges. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown in March of last year, all states canceled physical classes and closed educational institutions. Most states and union territories had resumed offline classes by February 2021, after being closed for more than eight months. Although some states had resumed classes for students in Classes 10 and 12, board exam students, and senior classes, others had resumed classes for primary school students.

From April 5 to April 19, the Rajasthan government has placed a night curfew and ordered the closure of multiplexes and gymnasiums, according to a statement. The government also limited the number of people at social gatherings to a maximum of 100 people, according to guidelines provided by Principal Secretary (Home) Abhay Kumar. Inter-state travel has also been discouraged by the Rajasthan government. A special drive will be conducted to ensure that face masks are worn, that social distance is maintained, and those standard operating procedures are followed. Efforts will be made to raise the number of people who are vaccinated.

Due to COVID cases: Two deaths and 1,729 coronavirus cases were registered in Rajasthan on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 3,39,325. The virus has claimed the lives of 2,829 people in the state so far. The government also limited the number of people at social gatherings to a maximum of 100 people, according to guidelines provided by Principal Secretary (Home) Abhay Kumar. College classes will be suspended during the time, except for final-year students, but students may take their practical exams with prior permission.

Nursing and medical schools will continue to operate as before. Travelers from outside the state will be allowed to send a negative coronavirus test report no more than 72 hours prior to their arrival in Rajasthan. The night curfew will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., as per the guidelines. During the curfew hours, dining in restaurants and hotels is forbidden, but food delivery to the home is permitted. The process of swimming polls will also be halted during this period.

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