Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Telangana government on Sunday extended vacations for all educational institutions until January 30, 2022.
"It has been decided to extend the vacation of all educational institutions in Telangana till January 30, 2022," the office of Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar tweeted.
Earlier, the State government declared holidays for all educational institutions from January 8 to 16. A cabinet meeting will be held on Monday at 2 pm in Pragathi Bhavan under Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, to discuss COVID-related matters, the Chief Minister's office said.
Telangana on Saturday reported 1,963 new COVID-19 cases taking the cumulative tally to 7,07,162. There are 22017 active cases. The cumulative recoveries registered in Telangana are at 6,81,091, and the death toll is 4,054. The recovery rate in the state is at 96.31 percent, and the case fatality rate is 0.57 percent.