Schools to be Shut Until February 15 in UP, Classes to Continue Online
Schools throughout Uttar Pradesh will be shut until February 15, as per an order that the additional chief secretary issued for home, Avanish Awasthi. Schools throughout Uttar Pradesh would be closed until February 15, 2022, due to an increase in Covid-19 instances. Officials from the Uttar Pradesh government made it official recently about the expansion of online programs.
After examining the state’s Covid-19 position, the decision to shut schools was made. Avanish Awasthi also stated that online sessions would continue because of the forthcoming UP board examinations. Besides that, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) is anticipated to hold board exams for classes 10 and 12 in 2022 just post state’s election polls that will take place on March 10.
Schools in the Upper Peninsula have been closed due to the state’s current situation
On Wednesday, the state of Uttar Pradesh recorded 10,937 Covid-19 instances, bringing the overall number of current cases to 80,342. On Wednesday, Lucknow recorded 2,096 fresh COVID cases.
Classes for kids in Class 11 and Class 12 will be conducted online, according to the UP government, while schools will hold vaccination camps for children between the ages of 15 and 18. Children will be asked to get vaccinated for Covid at their campuses.
Despite classes for kids in Anganbadis already being canceled, the distribution of rations and food shall continue. The date of the school shutdown has already been prolonged from January 30 until February 15, as per an order announced by Avanish Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary (Home). He stated that online classes would continue in light of the approaching secondary board tests.
UP Schools Closed Offline
Uttar Pradesh school systems have been shuttered for the fourth day due to COVID-19. While assessing the Covid-19 scenario there in state, the decision to shut down schools was made. All schools were closed until January 30, but this has been prolonged until February 15, 2022. Schools have already been warned not to hold offline sessions because of the approaching board exam.