In the wake of the ongoing surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Lucknow administration on Wednesday ordered to close all educational institutions except the medical colleges until April 15.
The order came on Wednesday night. DM Lucknow tweeted on Wednesday night that all government and non-government schools, colleges, coaching institutes, and other educational institutes except those imparting medical education will be closed till April 15.
In his tweet, the DM said that theory and practical examinations may be conducted in the recognized education institutes with strict adherence to the anti-COVID protocols.
Meanwhile, Lucknow police have also ordered to impose a night curfew from 9 pm to 6 am till April 30. DK Thakur, Commissioner of Police ordered the curfew on Wednesday with an aim to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections and decrease the number of Coronavirus cases in the city.