The government had previously announced it would extend the closure to September 30, but later issued a revised statement on the issue, bdnews24 reported on Friday.
“The current holiday for all educational institutions except the Qawmi Madrasas has been extended to October 3 due to the global coronavirus pandemic,” the Ministry of Education said.
The government announced the closure of all schools and other educational institutions in the country on March 17 following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
She later ordered the closure of offices, workplaces, and public transportation as part of a nationwide lockdown that went into effect March 26.
At the end of the 66-day lockdown on May 31, limited offices and public transport services were reopened.
The rampant epidemic has also resulted in the HSC and related exams originally scheduled for April 1 being postponed.
Due to the health crisis, this year the government has also suspended completion of elementary education and equivalent exams.
As of Saturday, the total number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh was 306,794 with 4,174 deaths.