Categories: Latest News

Sindh govt. orders closure of madrasahs amid surging COVID-19 cases

The government of Sindh on Thursday has announced the closure of madrasahs in the province amid surging COVID-19 cases.

The provincial government led by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in exercise of powers under section three (one) Sindh Epidemic Diseases Act 2014 (Act VII of 2015), has ordered the immediate suspension of all educational activities in thousands of religious schools (madrasahs) scattered across the province, says the official notification

The order was communicated to the Sindh Religious Affairs Department, which will undertake whatever measures and actions necessary for immediate implementation.

Division commissioners, deputy commissioners, assistant commissioners, and other law enforcement agencies have been granted the authority to take legal action against anyone found contravening the order.



Sindh on Thursday reported 1,374 coronavirus cases and 33 more deaths.

In a statement, CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah said 12,859 tests were conducted during this period.

Related Post

Meanwhile, the provincial total of COVID-29 cases has risen to 201,080 while the death toll is 3,270.

Saman Siddiqui

Recent Posts

  • Latest News

Faisal Vawda Disqualification Case: SC issues short judgement

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Sunday issued a short written verdict in the disqualification…

2 hours ago
  • Latest News

Quetta court sends Azam Swati in police remands for 5 days

Quetta court on Sunday has sent PTI Senator Azam Swati in police remands for 5…

2 hours ago
  • Sports News

Pelé moved to end-of-life palliative care after he stopped responding to chemotherapy

Pelé has been moved to end-of-life palliative care after he stopped responding to chemotherapy!The reports…

14 hours ago
  • Entertainment News

Jordanian film Farha released on Netflix, sparks outrage among Israeli officials

Jordanian film "Farha" released on Netflix has sparked outrage among Israeli officials! Farha sheds light…

14 hours ago
  • Latest News

COAS Gen Asim Munir visits Rakhchikri Sector along LOC

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Saturday visited frontline troops in…

18 hours ago
  • Entertainment News

The Legend of Maula Jatt’s 18+/uncut version released in the UK

The global blockbuster The Legend of Maula Jatt’s 18+/uncut version was released in theaters across…

23 hours ago