- All schools in Delhi closed.
- 149 days later, the highest number of new cases in a day.
- Instructions issued by the Directorate of Education.
Schools Closed, COVID Cases in Delhi: Coronavirus in India (COVID-19) The outbreak of the second wave of epidemics continues. In the last few months, the figures of corona infections have been breaking all previous records. On Friday, newly infected cases in Delhi broke the 149-day record. As the epidemic continues to spread, the Delhi government has ordered schools to be closed until further orders. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal) Announced this on Friday.
Delhi CM tweeted this information
The Delhi government on Friday ordered the postponement of physical academy activity and offline examinations for all students till further orders. CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, ‘COVID-19 Due to the fast pace of cases, schools will be closed for all classes till further orders.
149 highest number of cases in the first time
There has been an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection in the last few weeks. Delhi has 8,521 new COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, 09 April 2021 – the highest number of cases reported in a single day since 11 November last year (8,593 cases, the highest so far). According to the Health Department, the total death toll has reached 11,196 after 39 deaths in the state. This is also the first time that more than 8,000 cases have been reported in a single day this year.
Preparation for the board exam was going on
The Delhi government had also announced last week not to invite students of any class to the next session. However, in view of the board examinations to be held in May-June, the students were going to school after the consent of their parents. The Directorate of Education (DoE) said in an order, “All schools have been informed that academic and examination activity in a physical mode in all schools should be suspended.” It was also stated that ‘Students from class 9 to 12 will not be called to school for preparation of practicals, mid-term and annual exam work or to submit projects’.
CBSE 10th and 12th board examinations are scheduled to be held in May-June 2021. Due to the coronavirus, students and parents are demanding that the board exams be canceled or online. However, CBSE and CICSE have not taken any decision yet. CBSE is preparing to increase the number of exam centers due to Kovid-19, while CICSE is yet to reveal any changes. CBSE announced last week that if a student or a member of their family is Corona positive, the school will conduct the examination of such students later.