The schools and coaching institutes in the state will remain closed till May 10, and all the classes and academic activities will be conducted online. All the government, government-aided and private schools in Jammu and Kashmir have been ordered to shut down.
Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded its biggest single-day spike of 3,832 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the infection tally to 1,79,915, while a record 47 fatalities in the 24-hour-period raised the pandemic toll to 2,330.
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Restrictions on the movement and assembly of people continued to remain imposed across the UT in the wake of the 84-hour lockdown announced by the government.
The officials said shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut across the UT, while public transport was off the roads.