The government of Sindh has decided to the extent to the closure of all the public and private educational institutes throughout the province till March 13, 2020,
As being reported, the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah while presided a meeting Task Force regarding ‘Corona Virus’ has decided to shut all government and private schools in Sindh till 13th March as a precautionary measure against Coronavirus.
Sindh education minister Saeed Ghani took to social media to announce the decision. Earlier government had closed all the educational institutes till 2 of March.
Sindh Government has decided to extend the closure of all educational institutions till 13th of March 2020.
سندھ حکومت نے صوبے بھر کے تعلیمی اداروں کو 13 مارچ 2020 تک بند رکھنے کا فیصلہ کیا ہے۔
— Senator Saeed Ghani (@SaeedGhani1) March 1, 2020
In this regard, official notification has also been issued:
On Saturday, two more cases of novel coronavirus have been tested positive in Pakistan, surging the total number of confirmed cases to four, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said at a news conference in Islamabad.
Addressing a joint press conference alongside the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Media and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, the SAPM on health told that one of the patients is from Karachi while the other is from Islamabad.
Dr. Zafar said the government is taking the national disaster management authority (NDMA) onboard to ensure the availability of protective masks.
The special assistant also tried to calm the nation by stating that they should not overreact or overstate the magnanimity of the virus and its spread assuring that all basic preventive means have been taken to tackle and control the dangerous virus.