Sunday, January 24, 2021  | 9 Jamadilakhir, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Education

Govt to decide on keeping schools open next week: SAPM

Says COVID-19's second wave is as dangerous as first one

SAMAA | - Posted: Nov 11, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Posted: Nov 11, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistant on health said Wednesday that a decision on whether to keep educational institutions open will be made next week.

“Early next week, all the education officials will be consulted and a decision will be taken regarding schools,” said PM Khan’s Special Assistant Dr Fasial Sultan. “Till now, our policy is that our guidelines are followed.”

Schools where coronavirus cases are reported are to be shut down for some time, said Dr Sultan.

The premier’s aide on health warned that the second wave of coronavirus could be as dangerous as the first one because there is no data available to ascertain the intensity of the virus.

“Cases are increasing and there is no doubt about it,” he said, adding that the government has already placed restrictions on weddings because they were one of the reasons for the rise in cases.

He warned that large public gatherings such as political rallies and other events can also cause spikes.
FaceBook WhatsApp

One Comment

  1. Syed Rizvi  November 12, 2020 11:16 am/ Reply

    Why wait till 16th? Why such laid back an casual approach for those who are our future? Already tonnes of cases are being reported from schools on daily basis!

Leave a Reply to Syed Rizvi Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp

Publish book Pakistan , worldwild book publishing, rest of the world publish book, book publisher , top 3 step publish world wild,

COVID-19 vaccine updates in Pakistan and around the world
Filthy rich: A Karachi sewer operation for a sick city
Rawalpindi man hit by train while ‘filming TikTok’
NADRA to issue succession certificates in two weeks
Watch: Rana Sanaullah makes a roaring entry to Lahore court
Traffic plan for JUI-F’s anti-Israel march in Karachi
Lahore administration demolishes part of Khokhar Palace
New cold wave entering Karachi this week: Met dept
Karachi braces for another cold wave, Siberian winds in city
Pak Suzuki fails to deliver Cultus, Swift over supply issues
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp