10 Days Schools Holidays Due to H3N2 Virus Effect!!
H3N2 virus is slowly spreading its claws in India. This virus is already spreading across many cities. It has recently hit Puducherry. In this context, the education minister has officially announced that the schools will be closed for 10 days.
School Holidays from March 16 to 26
The Puducherry government has decided to close schools from March 16 to 26 following reports of children falling ill due to the seasonal influenza H3N2 virus. Earlier, a 23-year-old medical student died of the H3N2 virus in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. The first death due to the virus was reported in Vadodara, Gujarat. This virus affects children and the elderly.
An 82-year-old man died in Hassan district of Karnataka, officials said. As the H3N2 virus continues to attack children and the elderly, doctors are suggesting that it is time to re-follow Covid protocols. The time has come to re-follow the rules followed during the pandemic, including wearing masks, social distancing and cooking, he said.