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Covid Surge Impact: Classes 1, 2 Closed In Tripura. More To Decide

Due to Covid19 surge Tripura Education department decides to stop of Classes 1 and 2. Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath in his social media platform writes that ” In view of the recent Covid-19 spread, it has been decided that classes I & II will remain closed from 9th April 2021 till further order. And Classes III & IV will remain open only on alternative days. Rest all classes, hostels and colleges will remain functional as it is”. According to the sources state govt may take some more tough decisions due to the spike of the deadly infection. Meanwhile soon after Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb tested positive for Covid-19 the state government has issued a set of restrictions to contain the spread of virus in government offices. Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar has issued an order stating that a maximum of 20 people can attend official meetings and they should sit at least one metre apart. Moreover, they must follow other Covid protocols such as wearing of masks and carrying hand sanitizers. Moreover, visitors would be now allowed to attend government offices with prior permission only. Wearing of masks or face shields are mandatory at offices and public places. Anybody not found wearing a mask will be fined, the order added. Officials, especially healthcare personnel who are looking after Covid patients, have been asked to take necessary precautions and get tested as per regulations. The biometric attendance system has been discontinued in government offices till further orders and employees have been asked to follow social distancing norms. All officials and staff above 45 years of age have been asked to get vaccinated at the earliest.

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