Education Minister of Sindh Saeed Ghani has said that amid the prevailing coronavirus situation in the country, it is unlikely to reopen schools from January 2021.
According to the details, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani was addressing a press conference in Karachi.
He said that it is unlikely that schools would reopen next month as per the decision taken earlier by the government.
Saeed Ghani said: “Keeping in view the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, it is unlikely that education institutes would reopen in January 2021.”
Saeed Ghani said that students would not be promoted without sitting for examinations this time.
The minister said that the COVID-19 situation in the country has become serious as cases are being reported from all cities.
The statement by the provincial education minister comes amid rapid rise in coronavirus infections across the country.
Pakistan Coronavirus Situation
Today, NCOC detailed that the total count of active cases toll of Pakistan due to the novel coronavirus dropped to 37,905 after more than 4000 patients recovered in the past 24 hours.
According to the statistics, 84 more people succumbed to the disease in the past 24 hours whereas 2,142 new infections and 4,415 recoveries were reported during this period. The national caseload now stands at 462,814 with 9,557 confirmed deaths.
A total of 35,621 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 415,352 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 6,406,281 samples have been tested so far.