Educational establishments in Himachal Pradesh will stay closed until April 15 because of the ongoing COVID-19 surge, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur mentioned on Thursday. 

The state authorities had earlier closed faculties, faculties and different academic establishments from March 27 to April 4, however the closure has now been prolonged upto April 15, he advised reporters in Kullu. 

The chief minister mentioned that the three Himachal Pradesh districts bordering Punjab corresponding to Una, Kangra and Solan are registering numerous new COVID-19 instances today. 

The state authorities has already put some restrictions on social gatherings and began a strict enforcement of masks sporting, he mentioned, including that the hoteliers have been requested to comply with COVID-19 pointers.

Himachal Pradesh presently has 32,21 energetic COVID-19 instances, up from round 200 instances on February 25. 

Una (712), Kangra (684) and Solan (527) are presently the worst-hit districts, knowledge launched by the state well being division acknowledged. 

However, the tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti have seven and nil energetic instances, respectively, it added. 

The hill state recorded 409 new COVID-19 instances, whereas 4 sufferers succumbed to the virus on Thursday, the info added. 

The whole variety of COVID-19 instances within the state has reached to 64,014 and the loss of life toll to 1,039 on Thursday, it added. 

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