Educational institution closure extended for 2 weeks: Dipu Moni

Publish: 7:54 PM, February 2, 2022

Sino Bangla Online Desk: The government has extended the closure of all educational institutes for two weeks after 6 February as the country battles with the Omicron variant.

“The National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 has advised keeping educational institutions closed for a few more days,” Education Minister Dipu Moni said today.

Considering the upward trend of coronavirus infections in the country, the Cabinet Division announced that all educational institutions will remain closed from 21 January to 6 February.

The health department on Tuesday reported 31 more Covid deaths and 13,154 new cases. Besides, the positivity rate was recorded at 29.17%.

With the latest additions, the death toll reached 28,425 and the case tally increased to 18,11,987 in the country.

News Source: The Business Standard