All Colleges, Universities To Be Closed In Odisha From January 10: SRC
Bhubaneswar: All colleges, Universities and Technical Educational institutions under the Government of Odisha shall be closed from January 10 read and order of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC).
All hostels of the above-stated institutions shall also be closed down by January 10.
However, online education shall continue. The decision in this regard shall however be taken by the concerned institutes.
The institutes shall remain closed till February 1.
The biometric machines in these educational institutions shall remain shut until further notice.
It is noteworthy that, as many as 2703 Covid-19 positive cases including 926 from Khordha have been detected in the last 24 hours.
The total cases include 409 in the 0-18 years age group have been found, informed the Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department on Friday.
Among the 2703 positives, 1579 are quarantine cases and 1124 are local contacts. There are a total of 8237 active cases.
Khordha district has recorded the highest with 926 covid positive cases, followed by Sundargarh with 454, Cuttack with 191, Sambalpur with 179, and Jharsuguda with 106 positives.