In view of the sudden rise in the number of Covid-19 cases being reported in the area, the educational institutes in Nagpur, Maharashtra will remain closed till March 7, 2021, for the safety of the students and the staff.
All the educational institutes in Nagpur, including colleges, universities, schools, training, and coaching institutes, will remain closed till March 7, after which the authorities will review the Covid-19 situation in the area and reopening them accordingly.
Power Minister Nitin Raut stated that a partial lockdown is being imposed in Nagpur due to the sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city. The weekly markets in Nagpur have also been shut down till March 7 to control the situation.
In the last three days, 2000 people have been tested Covid-19 positive in Nagpur. Raut, who is the guardian minister of Nagpur, held an emergency meeting today to review the Covid-19 situation in the area and decided on imposing restrictions in the city.
Schools closed in Mumbai, Pune
Apart from Nagpur, the educational institutes of Pune and Mumbai have also been shut down due to the rise in Covid-19 cases in both cities. No dates for the reopening of schools and colleges in both areas have been issued by the authorities yet.
The number of Covid-19 cases is increasing in Maharashtra, which has urged the government to impose restrictions and issue fresh guidelines that are to be followed to control the spread of the pandemic in the state.
The colleges and schools in certain areas of Maharashtra have reopened with Covid-19 restrictions from February 2021. The schools have only reopened for higher classes in view of the upcoming board exams for students of classes 10 and 12.