Coronavirus: Schools to remain shut across Leh

A view of Kargil town from a hilltop. Photograph by Saqib Mugloo for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: The district administration Leh on Sunday evening decided to close all the schools up-to higher secondary level across the district.

The decision as per the officials has been taken in wake of the deadly coronavirus epidemic.

An advisory was issued on Sunday evening vide order number LADHC/CEC/23/3166-78, dated 08/03/2020, announcing closure of all schools within the district as precautionary measure.

The order reads that “in view of the prevailing circumstances and a precautionary measure, all schools  (both government and private) affiliated with J-K BOSE/CBSE within Leg district shall remain closed till 31 March, 2020.”  (KNO)

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