The Federal Ministry of Education has forwarded proposals for educational institutions to the provinces amid the rise in Coronavirus cases.
The sources said that in the proposal issued by the federal government, the educational institutions should be closed from November 24 to January 31, but the primary schools should be closed from November 24.
Sources said that the closure of middle schools is being considered from December 2, however, the children of higher secondary schools should be barred from coming to the institutions from December 15.
The federal proposals include making arrangements locally, implementing an online education system, including tele-schools and tele radio.
It may be recalled that the inter-provincial education ministers’ conference will be held on November 23 in which all the provinces will bring their proposals and a final decision will be taken regarding the educational institutions.
Coronavirus cases have seen a horrific increase in educational institutions of Sindh province.
Bol News has received on the second week of November, a report from the Sindh Health Department in which it has been revealed that 22 cases are being reported daily in educational institutions.
According to the report of the health department, 138,164 tests were conducted in educational institutions in two months out of which 1257 cases have been reported positive while the result of 127,269 cases has been negative.
203 cases were reported in Karachi Central District educational institutions, 118 in Korangi, 233 in East District, 28 in West District and 25 in Malir District.
Besides, 77 corona cases were reported in Hyderabad, 31 in Mirpur, 45 in Sukkur, 61 in Jamshoro, four in Tando Allahyar and 61 in Thatta.
44 cases were reported in Matiari, 11 in Tando Muhammad Khan, 31 in Mirpur Khas and 20 in Tharparkar.