Students queue up at safe distances as they enter school on the first day of classes after educational institutes were allowed to reopen. Since then, however, several institutes have seen Covid-19 cases emerge. PHOTO: ONLINE

Thirteen more educational institutions closed across country

13 educational institutions closed in K-P, three in Sindh for non-compliance of SOPs

News Desk September 18, 2020

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday said at least 13 educational institutions across Pakistan have been closed in the last 24 hours due to non-compliance of health guidelines or standard operating procedures (SOPs).

At least 13 educational institutions were closed in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and three in Sindh.

A day earlier, at least 22 educational institutions across the country were closed due to non-compliance of SOPs. As many as 16 educational institutions were closed in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), one in Islamabad and five in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

The educational institutions re-opened on September 15 after they were closed in March due to the outbreak of Covid-19 virus.

The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi had been closed for two days after the emergence of a Covid-19 case on September 16.

Sources told The Express Tribune that the first case emerged in the hostel of the IBA's Karachi University campus. The affected student had recently joined the university from Islamabad and had been taking classes along with other students.

Earlier it was reported that a day after schools resumed in the province, at least eight teachers of a government-run school K-P tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).






Mkhan | 1 year ago | Reply

Respected sir It is bring in your notice Capital degree Peshawar the college is from 8:30am till 1: 30pm but same student are till studying 3:00pm capital degree Peshawar in this college no one followed the SOP's and also voliation Of SOP's on one maintain the distance students are also set very close and Plz visit it. I shell be very thankful to you.

Shahid Riaz | 1 year ago | Reply

My request is, why corona virus is hitting schools across Pakistan. Every other activity is safe except Eduaction.Teachers are educated jobless Community That is suffering badly.. There must be done something to compensate. Shahid Riaz A private teacher.

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