Pakistan has deliberate to reopen schools from September as the variety of infections due to novel coronavirus are decreasing.
Educational Institutions throughout the nation have been closed since March due to the pandemic.
Education minister of Pakistan Shafqat Mahmood at a information briefing mentioned that administrations can have to observe strict “standard operating procedures” set by the federal government.
According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Pakistan registered 3,359 cases and 61 deaths within the final 24 hours due to Covid-19. The whole variety of cases has now crossed 240,000 and the loss of life toll stands at 4,983.
In June, Pakistan was one of many worst-hit international locations in South Asia. With a view to curb the unfold of Covid-19 and revive the financial system, the federal government determined to impose ‘smart lockdown’ in hotspots throughout the nation.
As per the good lockdown, workplaces and companies are allowed to function 5 days every week,and medical shops can function all through. However, instructional establishments, eating places and film theatres will stay closed and social, spiritual gatherings is not going to be permitted.
(With inputs from Bloomberg)