The Khulna University authorities on Friday announced suspension of in-person classes until February 6, due to the recent surge of Covid-19 cases across the country.
However, online classes will be held and the dormitories will remain open during this period.
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The decision came from an emergency meeting held virtually at 4pm chaired by its Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mahmud Hossain, said the university’s PRO Md Atiar Rahman.
The classes for the first year of the 2020-21 academic year which were scheduled to begin on January 30 has also been cancelled.
At the same time, first year registration and admission to vacant seats will also remain postponed, he added. "The decision in this regard will be taken later".
Besides, the offices of the university will be in service from 9 am to 1 pm following proper health guidelines.
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Electricity, gas, water supply, internet services, treatment and cleanliness services will continue as before, he added.
In addition, all concerned have been requested not to hold meetings, rallies and public gatherings on the campus until further notice due to coronavirus infection.