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Govt to Announce Decisions Pertaining to Closure of Schools on Monday

A number of university departments, colleges, and schools have been sealed across the country on reports of COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood. Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood - OyeYeah
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The federal government will announce all decisions pertaining to the closure of schools in Pakistan amid surging COVID-19 cases on Monday, says Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood.

In a tweet, on Sunday he said, “To all those eagerly awaiting the outcome of tomorrow’s inter-provincial education ministers meeting: I will be holding a press conference at 12:30 pm after the conclusion of the meeting.”

 

A number of university departments, colleges, and schools have been sealed across the country on reports of positive COVID-19 cases among the students at the campuses.

Earlier in the week, the Sindh government had ruled out the possibility of winter vacations this year despite increasing COVID-19 cases.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.