Citing fears of a second coronavirus wave, the Mumbai civic body said Tuesday that the city’s schools and universities will not reopen until January 15, 2021.
Previously, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had decided to keep schools and universities closed until December 31.
In a new circular issued on Tuesday, the BMC said it decided to keep all schools and universities, government and private, closed until January 15 due to the second wave of COVID-19 in other countries and the situation in some states of the country. . country.
However, the pandemic is under control in Mumbai municipal boundaries, he noted.
The BMC also allowed the American Consulate School and other consulate schools in the city to reopen on January 18, but did not specify when exactly other educational institutes may reopen.