The Punjab authorities has closed all private and non-private faculties and faculties in 25 districts until additional discover. A notification on this regard was issued on Sunday and shall be efficient from Monday until additional discover.
Provincial Schooling Minister, Murad Raas, confirmed the event on his Twitter deal with.
“NOTIFICATION: All Public & Non-public Colleges shall be closed instantly within the Districts acknowledged beneath within the Notification until additional discover. Lessons 9,10,11,12 may even be closed in these Districts beginning Monday 26, 2021.”
He additionally shared a replica of the notification with the tweet that mentioned that the faculties and faculties have been closed in districts “the place COVID-19 positivity ratio is greater than 5 p.c shall stay suspended with instant impact until additional discover until the listing of districts is modified in any other case.”
The involved districts are:
- DG Khan
- Jhang, Kasur
- Mandi Bahauddin
- Rahim Yar Khan
- Toba Tek Singh
The choice has been taken following Friday’s Nationwide Coordination Committee (NCC) assembly, during which the federal government selected stricter measures for SOP compliance. Whereas addressing the media after the assembly, the Nationwide Command and Operation Middle (NCOC) head, Asad Umar, introduced that faculties throughout the nation can be closed in areas the place the COVID prevalence charge is greater than 5 p.c.