Corona virus now declared epidemic in UP, schools and colleges closed until March 22
UP reported 11 cases of corona virus
It is noteworthy that so far 11 cases of Corona virus have been reported in Uttar Pradesh, including Agra and Lucknow.
Earlier, the government of Delhi and Uttarakhand had also issued an order to close all schools up to standard 12 till March 31. In the meantime only the board exams will continue.
After meeting with officials, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said at a press conference that so far 11 cases of corona virus have been reported in UP. Of these, 10 are undergoing treatment in Delhi and one at King George Medical University in Lucknow. We've been preparing for the Corona fight for about a month and a half. We have all the tools available to survive. 448 berths are reserved in 24 medical colleges. Laboratory testing of samples is also available in these medical colleges.
Important decisions taken at CM Yogi meeting on Corona virus
All doctors and paramedicals will be deployed to treat the coronary patient
Isolation boards should be made in all medical colleges
Adequate surveillance system should be established on all borders
DMs of all districts ordered to inspect scanning centers at state borders
Order to provide kit and safe gear required for isolation board at all hospitals
Where the exams are underway, the examination will continue
Where examinations have not started where they have been postponed
From basic to higher and technical colleges, centers with skill development will be closed till March 22.
The closure will be reviewed on March 20th, then the closure period will be extended if deemed necessary.
Directions not to organize group meetings
It is worth mentioning that after the World Health Organization declared the corona virus a global pandemic, the government of Delhi and Haryana has decided to close all schools, colleges and cinemas.
Uttarakhand's government, which was worried over the threat of the Corona virus, also issued a directive last Thursday evening to close all schools in the state.
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