The examination to be held on March 28 has been postponed to April 25 on the advice of the district administration due to hike in coronavirus cases, officials said.
The active cases rose to 20,522, while the number of recoveries climbed to 1,95,015 after 1,735 more coronavirus patients recuperated, according to a medical bulletin.
Theatres and all private offices in Maharashtra to operate at 50% capacity; locking down option on table, says Uddhav; Punjab, too, announces curbs; lockdown in three MP cities.
Vini Mahajan asked the officials to spruce up the necessary arrangements and remain in top gear to effectively combat the up-swing in infections.
Schools in the state reopened for classes 5 to 12 from January 7 after a government order.
Earlier this month, the state government had reopened schools for Classes 5 to 12.
Punjab Marriage Palace and Resort Association also threatened to resort to an agitation if the permission was not granted to them by the month-end.
Amid spiralling cases, CM Amarinder Singh also announced that section 144 of the CrPC will continue to remain in effect, banning all social, political, religious gatherings throughout the state.
While in Punjab and Haryana, the COVID tally has reached 39,327 and 52,129 respectively, in Chandigarh, there are 2,631 cases so far.