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Coronavirus: All primary schools in Delhi to remain closed till March 31

Earlier, the government to prevent spread of the virus advised its departments, autonomous bodies to suspend biometric attendance system

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Medics wearing protective suits wait for passengers to be screened at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in view of novel coronavirus outbreak, in Guwahati | PTI
Medics wearing protective suits wait for passengers to be screened at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in view of novel coronavirus outbreak, in Guwahati | PTI

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister on Thursday announced that all primary schools in the capital will be closed till March 31 "as a precautionary measure" to prevent the possibility of spread of COVID-19"

Earlier, the Delhi government had advised its departments, autonomous bodies to suspend biometric attendance system. The developments came after a man from Ghaziabad, which neigbours Delhi, was tested positive for The middle-aged man had recent travel history to Iran. Total confirmed cases of in India now stands at 30.

First Published: Thu, March 05 2020. 16:31 IST
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