The state government has decided to close all educational institutions in Himachal till May 1. The teaching staff of schools, colleges and universities have been asked not to go to their institutions.
The decision was taken in a meteting presided over by CM Jai Ram Thakur. He has also directed health officials to enhance bed capacity in hospitals, increase testing and provide medical help to COVID patients.
The State Government has also decided to put complete ban on transfers of functional field staff.The CM said the state Cabinet meeting would be held on 22 April to review the situation.