"Schools will reopen tomorrow and the break is not being further extended," Press Trust of India reported as a Delhi government official saying.
The Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had called a meeting with the Education, Health and Environment Departments, on Tuesday evening (November 7, 2017) and it was decided then to close the schools till Sunday.
According to PTI, the hourly graph of the Central Control Room for Air Quality Management, which had briefly fallen below emergency levels yesterday, recorded PM2.5 and PM10 concentration at 478 and 713 microgrammes per cubic metre by afternoon.
The corresponding 24-hour safe standards are 60 and 100 and visibility came down below 100 metres at many places.
After the pollution levels rose with the deadly smog in Uttar Pradesh and adjoining states, Ghaziabad also on Thursday ordered the closure of all government and private schools up to Class 8 till November 12.
(With Inputs from PTI)
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