Educational institutions to remain shut until Apr 25

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10th April, 2020 06:58:24 printer

 Educational institutions to remain shut until Apr 25

As the government has extended general holidays until April 25 to curb coronavirus in the country, all educational institutions will also remain shut until then.

“All the educational institutions will remain closed until April 25 in line with the government-declared general holidays,” said Mohammad Abul Khayer, public relations officer of the Education Ministry, on Friday.
 
Earlier in the day, the government extended general holidays until April 25, aiming to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
 
A notification, issued by the Public Administration Ministry, instructed all citizens of the country not to come out of home after 6pm and if anyone defies this, he/she will be brought under legal action. Moving from one area to other is also restricted strictly, it said.
 
Besides educational institutions, rail, road, river and air communications have been shut down to prevent the spread of the highly contagious virus.
 
Bangladesh on Friday reported 94 new cases and six more deaths from coronavirus.
 
The total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 424 and 27 deaths were reported from coronavirus as of Friday.
 
Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus reached 95,794 as of Friday.

 

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