The education ministry on Saturday urged the people of the country not to pay heed to any rumour over the closure of educational institutions due to a spike in Covid-19 cases.
“Quoting Education Minister Dipu Moni, it is being spread in social medical that educational institutions will be closed for an indefinite period, which is a rumour, and the Minister did not give any statement in this regard recently,” it said.
“The government is monitoring the overall Covid situation and it will sit with the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 again and a decision will take later,” it added.
However, now the government is giving priority to ensuring vaccination of all students.
The ministry also urged all to refrain from providing any information in advance, said the notice.