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Closure of schools, colleges amid Covid surge

December 31, 2022 00:00:00

On January 21, the government announced that all the schools and colleges of the country will remain closed from January 21 to February 6 in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

The government extended the closure of secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions by two weeks until February 20, taking the worsening Covid-19 situation in the country.

After a long closure due to the pandemic, the students of schools and colleges in Bangladesh returned to their classrooms on September 12 last year.

The government shut the educational institutions on March 17, 2020, after the country reported its first Covid-19 cases on March 8, and later the closure was extended several times.

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