Nepal to close educational institutions till Jan 29 amid rise in COVID cases

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Kathmandu [Nepal] (ANI): Nepal’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has decided to close all the educational institutions starting from Tuesday till January 29 after the country witnessed a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.
In a statement, the ministry said that the decision has been made in line with the recommendation made by COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordination Center (CCMCC). “Educational institutes will remain closed as per the recommendation of the CCMCC. The ministry will not take further decisions. We will issue a notice, accordingly,” the ministry said.
On Sunday, a meeting of the CCMCC recommended that the government close schools until January 29 keeping in mind the increasing cases of COVID-19.
The Nepalese government took the decision in view of the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
Nepal saw 1,167 new cases on Sunday. (Image source: Instagram)


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