Firozabad and Mathura alone have recorded more than 1,000 cases in the last two weeks and the outbreak has also spread to some pockets of eastern UP and other parts.
Uttar Pradesh has been in the grip of vector-borne diseases like dengue and viral fever which have claimed hundreds of lives so far.
During the last 24 hours, hundreds of patients with dengue and viral fever-like symptoms have thronged various hospitals across Lucknow.
Firozabad district is treating the disease as a viral fever with dengue-like symptoms -- fever, chills, body ache, headache, dehydration, rapid decline in platelet count, stomachache, etc.
The district magistrate, in his order issued on Monday night, said it will be applicable to all government and non-government schools as well as coaching institutions.
Of the 24 injured passengers, 12 have been admitted to a hospital in Saifai, while the rest were discharged after first aid.
Aligarh Zila Panchayat sought to rename Aligarh as Harigarh at a panchayat meeting on Monday where members claimed that it was a long pending demand of the people of Aligarh.
The girl's father, a resident of Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh, runs a canteen in Bharuch in Gujarat, and one of the accused, Saleem, was an employee there, police said.
Schools for students of Class I to IX will remain closed tomorrow, as a precautionary measure, in the wake of Bharat Bandh called on Tuesday.