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Coronavirus: Delhi govt orders closing schools till March 31

The order comes amid spread of coronavirus and as a mean to keep it in check
 All Delhi government, aided, private and schools run by civic bodies will remain shut, said Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio

PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 05.03.20, 11:11 AM

To prevent the possibility of the spread of coronavirus, the Delhi government has ordered immediate closure of primary schools in the national capital till March 31, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.

All Delhi government, aided, private and schools run by civic bodies will remain shut, said Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio.

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'As a precautionary measure to prevent the possibility of spread of COVID-19 amongst our children, Delhi Government has directed immediate closure of all primary schools (Govt/ aided/ private/MCD/NDMC) till 31/3/20(sic),' Sisodia tweeted.



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