Nepal to close all schools in urban areas till May 14 in wake of rising COVID-19 cases
An emergency ministerial meeting of Nepal Cabinet on Monday decided to close all the educational institutions of urban areas till May 14 in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases.
The information about the closure of schools in urban areas was shared by a sitting minister.
"Meeting has decided to close the schools and colleges till end of Baisakh (May 14). Along with the educational institutions other services which brings on more people at one place also has been asked to close," Prabhu Shah, a sitting Minister in cabinet of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli told over phone.