Haryana schools, colleges to remain closed till January 26: Haryana education minister

Haryana schools, colleges to remain closed till January 26: Haryana education minister

Haryana education minister Kanwar Pal on Monday said that in view of an increasing number of COVID-19 patients in the state, the schools and colleges will remain closed till January 26.

In the morning, minister Kanwar Pal was speaking to the media at
Yamunanagar, where he inaugurated a COVID-19 control room at civil
hospital and inaugurated the vaccination camp under a booster dose
campaign for health workers and senior citizens with comorbidities.

Later, Kanwar Pal also tweeted, “In view of increasing cases of COVID-19 pandemic, the government has decided to keep the schools and colleges in the state closed till January 26, for the safety of the students. Online teaching will continue, in which, schools and colleges will take the necessary action by focusing on the preparation of the upcoming examination.”


On the other side, due to increasing cases of COVID-19, the Yamunanagar district administration has set up a control room.


Inaugurating the control room, Kanwar Pal said, “Those people who had got the vaccination nine months ago are also being inoculated with third booster dose. The patients who are home isolated will be contacted once in a day from the control room to enquire about their health and relevant precautionary information will be provided to them by the officials.”

The education minister said that from the control room a check will also be kept on the health of the health workers. Haryana reported 5,166 cases of COVID-19 including 13 cases of Omicron variant on Sunday, while 805 patients were
discharged.