About a year after the first lockdown imposed in the country after the Corona epidemic unfolded, the same situation is beginning to occur again. In many states, including Maharashtra, strict measures such as limited lockdown and night curfew have also been taken. A month ago, it seemed that the corona infection was completely under control, new cases had come to around 10,000. But from the second fortnight of February, there was such a surge in new cases in Maharashtra and Kerala that the possibility of a second wave in the country has increased.
Currently, cases are increasing rapidly in at least eight states, the result of which is in the form of an increase in daily figures. The rapidly rising infection of the Corona epidemic has once again caused a variety of apprehensions in the mind. Night curfews and lockdowns have frightened people in many states. At the same time, the open schools have started closing again after a long time. According to the latest information, instructions have been issued to close schools in Gujarat, Punjab, and Maharashtra. Board examinations in Punjab have been postponed for a month.
The second wave of Corona in Maharashtra
The second wave of corona in Maharashtra has been confirmed. To curb the trend of the epidemic, many restrictions have been started by the state government in the state. Apart from hotels, the opening of schools has also been banned. In Pune, Maharashtra, a directive has been issued to keep schools and colleges closed till 31 March due to Corona. Significantly, 44 students have been found infected with a corona in the Latur district of the state.
Night curfew in many areas, the school closed in Punjab
New cases of corona in Punjab are increasing rapidly. Night curfew has been announced in many areas. Along with this, all government and private schools in 8 districts have been declared as a holiday for classes from 1st to 9th and 11th. The students of these classes have been asked to prepare for the examinations by staying at home. Apart from this, the board exams of 10th and 12th have been postponed for a month. The 12th examinations will start on April 10 instead of March 22. At the same time, the 10th examination will be held from May 4 instead of April 9.
Guidelines issued to schools in Gujarat
In Surat, Gujarat, 85 students were agitated after being found corona infected. A sample test of 1613 children from these schools was done. In such a situation, the government has issued guidelines to schools. Under this, schools in which 5 or more students have been found corona infected have been ordered to be closed immediately. The praise for board examinations has also been extended further. According to the new datasheet, these exams will now start on May 10.
Instructions for teaching online in Mumbai
The BMC has taken a big decision due to the growing Corona infection in Mumbai. The new order has ordered a complete shutdown of the presence of 50 percent of teachers in schools. All teachers have been asked to teach children online at home. This new order will be implemented from March 17 and will continue till the next order.