APPSF rejects proposed closure of schools due to spike in COVID-19

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Nov, 2020. 02:12 pm

The All Pakistan Private Schools Federation APPSF has rejected a proposal to close schools due to the spread of the coronavirus.

According to the details, President All Pakistan Private Schools Federation APPSF Kashif Mirza has said that the cause of Corona cases is government incompetence and public gatherings. Millions of students during the pandemic have suffered irreparable loss of education.

He said that the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) should take notice of illegal political gatherings, SOPs are only being implemented in schools.

Kashif Mirza also said that the political gatherings and meetings are a mockery of government policy and decisions of NCOC. The president of All Pakistan Private Schools Federation said that there would be no winter holidays due to lack of time. He rejected the proposal to extend the academic year to August instead of April.

Coronavirus In Pakistan

According to the latest data by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,808 new cases of COVID-19 and 34 more deaths were recorded across the country during the last 24 hours

The death toll has now jumped to 7,055 in Pakistan, whereas, the number of active cases of COVID-19 reached up to 22,088 and the total count of infections stood at 349,992.3

In addition to this, 6,686 tests were conducted during the last 24 hours and the country has so far carried out 4810182 tests.

Moreover, 784 more patients recovered from the virus, whereas, the total number of recoveries stands at 320,849 patients.

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