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Coronavirus: Schools, Colleges in Maharashtra to remain shut till March 31


Amar Ashok Jajoo | Mar 15, 2020 15:01

The Maharashtra Government announced on Saturday that all schools, colleges, training institutes and anganwadi’s in urban areas will remain shut till March 31 as the number of Coronavirus cases in state increased to 26.

Health Minister Rajesh Tope made the announcement in the Assembly as he said, “All schools, colleges, training institute, anganwadis in urban areas will remain closed till March 31. All examinations, except that of Class X and XII, stand postponed. Private coaching classes have also been asked to shut down.”

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Out of the 26 cases of Coronavirus in Maharashtra reported so far, 10 are from Pune, five from Mumbai, four from Nagpur, two from Yavatmal and one each from Panvel, Ahmednagar, Kalyan and Navi Mumbai.