COVID-19: After closing schools, Ladakh UT shuts all colleges, university till March 31

Last Updated: March 11, 2020 at 3:31 pm

The Ladakh administration has closed all colleges and the university in the union territory from Wednesday until March 31 as a precautionary measure in consideration of the coronavirus outbreak.

“In view of the prevailing circumstances and as a precautionary measure for containment of COVID-19, all the colleges and the university of Ladakh shall remain closed till March 31,” Commissioner-Secretary Higher Education, UT Ladakh, Rigzian Sampheal said in an order.

Schools in the entire union territory of Ladakh were shut by the administration last week.

A 76-year-old man, Mohmmad Ali, who recently returned to the UT from Iran and died at SNM hospital in Leh has tested negative for COVID-19, Sanpheal said. (GK)