The Delhi administration has declared the immediate shutdown of schools and colleges in the city in response to the fast surge in COVID-19 cases. Continue reading to learn more.
Due to a spike in COVID-19 instances, the Delhi government has declared the shutdown of schools and colleges in the city. After the Delhi government declared a Yellow Alert today, citing a case positive rate of 0.5 percent, this decision was made.
For the second day in a row, the optimism rate in the nation’s capital stood at 0.5 percent.
The Delhi government called a conference to consider the necessary procedures to stop the virus from spreading, and the administration resolved to follow the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).
The Delhi government has ordered that schools and institutions be closed.
Apart from schools, universities, and all academic institutions, the government has ordered cinemas to close, malls to operate on an odd-even basis, and offices in all states to function at half capacity. Students have requested that schools and other educational institutions provide online instruction. On the other hand, the government will shortly reveal all of the pertinent information about school closures and other preventative steps. The decision to close schools comes just one day after the Delhi administration declared that Delhi students will be on winter holiday from January 1 to January 15. During the winter holiday, the government has made it illegal to engage in any online or offline learning activity.
There is a COVID-19 scenario in Delhi.
Cases of COVID are on the rise around the country, including in Washington, D.C. In the previous 24 hours, 331 new COVID cases have been reported in the national capital, increasing the positive rate above 0.5 percent. One fatality case was also reported on Monday, December 27. On June 9, 2021, when 337 instances were reported, it was the last occasion Delhi had the most cases in a single day.