Exams in NUML postponed till next week

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Nov, 2020. 12:07 pm

Due to the significant rise in the coronavirus cases in the Islamabad Campus National University of Modern Languages (NUML), the examinations have been postponed till next week.

According to the details, mid-term exams of selective departments of NUML, have been postponed till 16th Nov 2020. Other depts will have their exams as per schedule.

A notification has also been issued in this regard. According to the notification, the departments sealed in order to prevent the disease are:

  1. Management Sciences Department
  2. Computer Sciences Department
  3. International Relations Department
  4. English Department
  5. Business Administration Department

The notification said that the above-mentioned departments are sealed with immediate effect in public interests and until further orders.

Coronavirus In Pakistan

As per the details provided by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) 1,670 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths were recorded across the country during the last 24 hours. The tally of deaths reached up to 6,977 in Pakistan, whereas, 318,881 patients recovered from the virus.

33,340 tests were conducted and the number of active cases of COVID-19 reached up to 18,981, whereas, the total count of infections is 344,839.

NCOC Officials added that the positivity rate is very high in 15 major cities including Hyderabad with 16.59 percent positive cases, Gilgit with 15.38 percent, Multan with 15.97 percent, Muzaffarabad with 14.12 percent, Mirpur with 11.11 percent, Peshawar with 9.69 percent, Quetta with 8.03 percent, Islamabad with 7.48 percent, Karachi with 7.12 percent, Lahore with 5.37pct and Rawalpindi with 4.63pct.

In Karachi, the administration of the District East took action against seven restaurants for violating coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Each restaurant has been fined Rs100,000 by the district administration. The actions were taken after raids conducted by a team due to the violation of time limits set by the government.

The district administration said in a statement that the staff and customers were not wearing face masks.

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