The Manipur authorities has prolonged the closure of colleges till additional orders because of the prevailing COVID-19 state of affairs, officers stated on Tuesday. The state authorities had declared summer time trip within the faculties from Might 1 to Might 31 to sort out the surge in coronavirus instances.
Commissioner Schooling (Faculties) T Ranjit in an order stated, there may be nonetheless a necessity to shut down all faculties in public curiosity after due consideration of the prevailing COVID-19 optimistic instances and fatalities. The order additionally stated that “on-line lessons will likely be resumed/ continued as common with instant impact”.
All coaching classes and hostels will also remain closed, it said. The state on Tuesday reported 798 new COVID-19 cases pushing the tally to 51,549.
Eighteen fresh fatalities were also registered to take the death toll to 825. Schools in Manipur had reopened on January 27 after a gap of ten months for classes 9-12.
In April, the state authority had announced to postone the matriculation examination and higher secondary examination which were scheduled to be held from May 6 and May 5 respectively.