The Punjab authorities has made it clear that no scholar will probably be promoted this 12 months with out showing within the examinations.
The clarification got here from the provincial authorities’s spokesperson, Musarrat Jamshed Cheema, following the federal authorities’s determination to increase the holidays of spring break in colleges positioned in seven cities as a result of third wave of COVID-19.
Speaking to the media following the announcement, Cheema mentioned that the exams is perhaps delayed for some time however won’t be canceled this 12 months.
Faculties will stay open within the districts the place the prevalence ratio of coronavirus instances is low.
The spokesperson talked about that the positivity price in Punjab has jumped to 9.5 %, which is an alarming signal.
The provincial authorities is ardently following the directives of the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) for holding the illness, Cheema mentioned.
Wedding ceremony halls, eating places, and places of work are closed, whereas, indoor actions have additionally been restricted.
The third wave of coronavirus is extra deadly than the earlier ones, she added.