Covid-19: Schools temporarily closed in Punjab,restrictions re-imposed

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The NCOC re-imposed a number of restrictions, including school closures, as corona cases escalated.

After the NCOC meeting, Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, said in a briefing that the rate of corona virus is increasing in the country and the pressure on our health system is increasing due to which some decisions have been taken.

Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, said in the briefing that the rate of corona virus is increasing in the country and the pressure on our health system is increasing due to which some decisions have been taken.

He said that it has been decided to keep amusement parks closed across the country at 6 pm while the decision of 50 per cent staff attendance in offices in Islamabad will also be implemented.

Dr. Faisal Sultan said that the decision to open cinema halls from March 15 has been withdrawn and food inside hotels will also be banned while the policy regarding marriage halls will remain the same.

SCHOOLS CLOSURE

On the occasion, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said that we also saw the educational perspective of Corona as our 50 million children go to educational institutions.

He said that the situation in Sindh and Balochistan was fine and it was decided that 50 per cent children would come to school every day and implementation would continue with all SOPs.

Shafqat Mehmood said that there are some problems in Punjab, KP and Azad Kashmir. Educational institutions in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Gujarat, Multan, Rawalpindi and Sialkot will be closed for two weeks from March 15. There will be spring holidays.

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