Covid 19 Cases in World: Amidst the lockdown in the Chinese city of Xi’an for the last 10 days, the cases of Kovid-19 continued to increase there on the New Year. More than 1,500 cases of infection have been reported in the city in almost three weeks, while 200 new cases have been reported in other parts of the country. Shiyan is a popular tourist center and houses the famous Terracotta Warriors Museum. 122 new cases of infection were reported in the city on Saturday. According to the news of the official news agency ‘Xinhua’, more than 1,573 cases of infection have been reported since December 9 in Xi’an, capital of north-west Shanxi province.
On the other hand, the UK government said on Sunday that students in secondary schools will have to compulsorily wear masks in view of the spread of the new variant of the corona virus, Omicron. Some rules have been implemented temporarily keeping in mind the return of students back to schools from next week after the Christmas holidays. Along with this, it is also being asked to conduct antigen Kovid test on the spot.
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Britain’s Education Minister Nadeem Jahavi said, ‘The Prime Minister (Boris Johnson) and I are very clear that education is our first priority. These measures will help the schools to help us as we are making every effort to minimize any kind of obstruction.
The rules implemented for the classes will remain in force till January 26, after which the situation will be reviewed. However, teachers are exempted from the rules. The government has made these announcements after 1,62,572 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Britain on Saturday. Prime Minister Johnson has asked ministers to review preparedness for a possible worst-case scenario.
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