The Dibrugarh district administration has decided to shut down five schools of the district for a week, following the detection of multiple Covid-19 cases in the institutions.

Dipika Choudhury, Inspector of Schools, Dibrugarh issued an order for the closure of five schools in Dibrugarh district for a period of seven days after multiple Covid-19 positive cases were detected in the school premises.

The schools are- Nandeswar Chakravorty HS School, Dibrugarh (15 cases), Sepon Hatipati High School (8 cases), Chachani Jamunamukh HS School (9 cases), Tipling Girls High School (11 cases), Naharkatia HS School (11 cases).

Inspector of Schools, Dibrugarh, Dipika Choudhury issued the order on Friday.

The school will re-open after 7 (seven) days with due permission from the Deputy Commissioner, Dibrugarh.

 On the other hand, in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in Dibrugarh district at a very rapid rate, the District Level Internal Examination Committee (DLIEC) has decided to postpone the upcoming Final and Pre-Board Examination, 2022 for Class IX & X which was to be held from 24-01-2022 to a later date. 

IS Choudhury vide an order informed all the schools that the modified Table for the Examinations will be intimated shortly.

On Thursday, 466 Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Dibrugarh.


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