Prevention From Coronavirus: Schools, Religious Seminaries Shut Down In Balochistan Till March 15


Prevention from Coronavirus: Schools, religious seminaries shut down in Balochistan till March 15

The government  has taken the decision in order to prevent possible spread of Coronavirus in the province for the safety of the citizens, especially of the children.

QUETTA: (Urdu Point/Pakistan Point News-Feb 27th, 2020) Balochistan government has shut down till March 15 all schools and religious seminaries in the province in order to prevent deadly “Coronavirus” from spreading.

Pakistan has confirmed two Coronavirus cases on Wednesday, declaring emergency in hospitals of Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore. Separate isolated wards have been set up for the patients infected from Coronavirus.

Balochistan government has issued notification regarding closure of schools and religious seminaries across the province.

A user shared the copy of the notification, saying that it has been issued especially for the safety of the children from deadly virus.

The government authorities have also postponed the exams of matriculation in the province, saying that the new date for the remaining papers of class 9th and 10th will be announced later. The Sindh government has also decided to shut down all educational institutions in Karachi on Feb 27 and Feb 28 due to the potential threat of Coronavirus.

Fida Hussnain

Fida Hussnain is a lahore based journalist. He writes on politics, religion, social issues and climate change. He is also a research fellow at University of Gujrat.