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Sindh Govt takes of notice early reopening of educational institutions

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

17th Aug, 2020. 03:41 pm
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Education Minister of Sindh Saeed Ghani took notice of early reopening of educational institutions in Karachi and directed authorities to suspend the registration of schools that violated closure orders.

According to the details, several schools in Karachi reportedly opened despite of strict orders by government.

The provincial education minister took strict notice of reopening of schools in the city and issued directives to secretary education and director-general private schools.

Issuing a statement, Education Minister of Sindh Saeed Ghani said “The private schools association’s decision about reopening of educational institutions tantamount to challenge the writ of the government,”

The minister directed concerned district commissioners to take strict measures against the administration of schools defying government orders.

“No one would be allowed to play with lives of children,” added Saeed Ghani.

Despite clear directions from the provincial government, several private schools have been reopened in Karachi after the closure of five months due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Coronavirus Situation in Pakistan
After 2,786 more recovered from the novel coronavirus in Pakistan, the country’s active cases toll now dropped to 13,953. The number of recovered patients has reached 269087.
According to the Government’s COVID-19 portal, 448 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours across the country.

National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) in its data showed that seven people died due to coronavirus-related complications during this period, pushing the death toll from the disease in the country to 6,175.

As many as 22,448 more samples were tested over the previous 24 hours, taking the total number of tests conducted across the country thus far has jumped to 289215.

Moreover, 126,182 cases have been detected in Sindh,

95,447 in Punjab,

35,215 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,

12,295 in Balochistan,

15,390 in Islamabad,

2,184 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and

2,502 in Gilgit Baltistan.

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