UP School News: Uttar Pradesh schools closed until January 16, online classes for 11, 12 | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: With UP recording 2,038 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, the government reiterated that schools up to class 10 will remain closed from Thursday to January 16.
While this is a vacation for students up to grade 10, those in grades 11 and 12 will have online lessons and can only be called to school to get the shot. , reports Neha Lalchandani. Noting that school closures were not dependent on the Declaration that a graduated action plan would be put in place as soon as a district reported 1,000 or more active cases, ACS (information) Navneet Sehgal said the order s ‘applies to all government and public schools, regardless of the number of active cases in a district.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also stressed that students in grades 11 and 12 will need two days off to get vaccinated. “Schools will have to give a child leave on the day they get vaccinated and the next day,” Sehgal said.
As of Wednesday, Gautam Budh Nagar district alone had more than 1,000 active cases.
Under new rules released by the state government on Tuesday, any district with 1,000 or more active cases would have a nighttime curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Spas, movie theaters, banquet halls, restaurants and other public places can only operate at 50% of their capacity, while a maximum of 100 people will be allowed at any event, including weddings, if they are held. in a room or a closed room. In open areas, no more than 50% of the land capacity will be allowed. The use of masks and disinfectants has been made compulsory. Swimming pools, water parks and gymnasiums in districts with 1,000 or more active cases would remain closed.
“The situation is still developing and the CM is monitoring the situation closely. Meetings are being held daily to assess the spread of the virus. If necessary, the government can issue more orders to curb the spread of the virus,” said a senior official. official.