Educational institutes holiday further extended
Published: 01:14 PM, 27 August 2020 Updated: 07:49 PM, 27 August 2020
The government announced holidays in the country’s educational institutions due to coronavirus outbreak have been extended till October 3. To prevent the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the holiday was announced in late March and then was extended multiple times earlier.
Abul Khair, information and public relations officer of the ministry of education confirmed the matter to DailyBangladesh on Thursday.
Earlier, on March 8, the first coronavirus patient was identified in the country and the first death in this virus disease was recorded on March 18. One day prior to this, on March 17, the government announced a nationwide holiday for educational institutions. It was until the 31st March in the first phase, later it was extended several times till August 31.