The date of reopening educational institutions may be delayed if the Covid-19 infection rate in the country continues to rise.
Education Minister Dipu Moni came up with the disclosure to media on Friday afternoon following a growing number of Covid-19 cases in recent days.She said, “Safety of students, teachers and other concerned comes first. We are monitoring the overall situation. The date of reopening educational institutions may be deferred if the corona infection continues to rise”
Earlier on 27 February, the government had announced to reopen all primary, secondary and higher secondary educational institutions on March 30.
Meantime, the coronavirus infection rate across the country increased significantly in the last couple of days.
In the last 24 hours, the country confirmed 13 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 1,066 new cases were reported.