Schools to remain closed for an unspecified period, Sindh

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22nd Aug, 2021. 12:36 am
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Schools to remain closed for an undefined period amidst the surge in coronavirus cases in the province announced the Sindh government.

Declaring the fourth wave of coronavirus is extremely dangerous and contagious, the Sindh Education Department delivered a notification to keep the schools shut till further notice.

Whereas, in view of the fourth wave of global endemic in Sindh, particularly the growing cases of delta variant, all educational institutions were to be stay closed from July 26.

On the contrary, the examinations were announced to be held as per the timetable.

Previously due to the upsurge in Covid-19 cases, the strict lockdown was levied in the province from August 1 to August 8, but it was not protracted.

Earlier the provincial education minister declared that the schools would be revived on August 20 and a meeting would be summoned on Muharram 7 or 8 to evaluate the situation.

Sindh Education Minister Syed Sardar Shah announced after the meeting announced the opening of schools in the province from August 23.

Sindh CM announced that educational institutions in Sindh, including schools, colleges, and universities, would continue to stay closed for one more week and would now reopen from August 30.

He said that the extra time would be applied to ample the inoculation of school staff against the coronavirus infection.

Furthermore, Shah stated parents deficient to send their children to schools would also be made necessary to succumb evidence of the vaccination against coronavirus.


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