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Coronavirus in Pakistan: School to remain close till 13th march


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

01st Mar, 2020. 07:56 pm
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Educational institutions will not reopen from June 1, notification issued

KARACHI: All schools will remain closed till March 13, 2020.

According to the details, Sindh Govt has decided to close all the schools of Sindh.

The tweet of Saeed Ghani said, “Sindh Government has decided to extend the closure of all educational institutions till 13th of March 2020.”

Coronavirus in Pakistan: Dr Zafar mirza confirms 2 cases

Earlier, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that one case of Corona virus has been reported in Sindh while the other has been reported in the federal capital.

The first case of the deadly coronavirus in Pakistan has been reported in Karachi’s private hospital, a spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department confirmed.

The 22-year-young male patient travelled to Iran where he acquired the virus He cam back to Pakistan few days back in an airplane Media Coordinator to the Health and Population Welfare Minister Meeran Yousuf said in a statement.

Coronavirus

It is to be noted that an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, started in December 2019.

It was first identified in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China.[5][6] As of 26 February 2020, 81,278 cases have been confirmed, including in all provinces of China and more than forty other countries.

There have been 2,770 deaths attributable to the disease, including 55 outside mainland China, surpassing that of the 2003 SARS outbreak.

However, more than 30,000 people have since recovered.

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