J&K govt postpones class 11 exam in view of COVID-19 surge

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The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday postponed the class 11 examinations being conducted by the Board of School Education (BOSE) in view of a surge in COVID-19 infections, Office of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha announced on Twitter.

The government has also put a cap on the social gatherings and functions to 100 persons from 200 fixed earlier.

“In view of #COVID19, class 11th exams have been postponed. There will also be ceiling on gatherings and functions restricting to 100 persons from earlier 200,” the LG’s office tweeted this afternoon.