UP: Noida, Ghaziabad shut schools

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    New Delhi (NVI): The Uttar Pradesh authorities have announced that all government as well as private schools for classes 1 to 12 along with other educational institutions in Noida and Ghaziabad will remain closed till April 30.

    Earlier, the state authorities had directed the schools and other educational institutions to remain closed till April 17, but amid an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections in the state, the government has now pushed the date to month-end.

    The state government also said that the examinations will be conducted as per the schedule, adding that all teaching and non-teaching staff shall continue to attend their respective institutions.

    The Noida and Ghaziabad administrations had earlier announced a night curfew between 10 pm to 5 am to limit gatherings and crowds.

    Meanwhile, Noida on Sunday recorded 219 cases while Ghaziabad saw 155 fresh cases.