Assam Lower Primary (LP) Schools To Be Shut In Districts With Over 100 COVID Cases
The deputy commissioner of a district can order the closure of the lower primary schools and pre-primary schools if the active COVID-19 cases cross the 100-mark.
Lower primary (LP) schools in the Assam districts that have more than a hundred active COVID-19 cases will be shut, officials said on Sunday.
The deputy commissioner of a district can order the closure of the lower primary schools and pre-primary schools if the active cases cross the 100-mark, they said.
The decision was taken considering the steady rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases in some districts, they added.
An order to implement the decision was issued on Saturday and it will remain in force up to May 8 or until further directions, they said.
However, in the districts where the active cases are below the 100-mark, the lower primary schools (Classes 1 to 5) and pre-primary schools will function as per the guidelines issued by the Education Department in December last year, officials said.