Sindh govt extends closure of educational institutions till May 30 amid coronavirus fears



After Pakistan reported its 21st case of coronavirus, the Sindh provincial government extended the school holidays to May 30 on Thursday.

The decision was made at a special cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah. It was also decided to treat these holidays as summer vacations. Now you can watch PTV Sports Live on PSL live Streaming Web Portal.

Education Minister Said Ghani said that educational institutions will reopen on June 1, and exams for the ninth and tenth levels have been postponed.

Previously, the Sindh provincial government had announced the closure of schools, colleges and universities, and coaching centers throughout the province until March 13.

A decision has been made to ensure that the quarantine period for Pakistani pilgrims arriving from Iran and suspected of having a coronavirus will end.

On Thursday, Pakistan reported its 21st pandemic when a resident of Gilgit Baltistan was also diagnosed with a coronavirus.

A government spokesman said the patient was a 31-year-old resident of Shigar and had a history of travel in Iran. Firaq added that the patient is being treated at Skardu Hospital.

On Wednesday, a 14-year-old boy from Skardu tested positive for the new coronavirus. The first confirmed case in GB was a 45-year-old woman who was diagnosed a few days after arriving in Gilgit from Iran.

Sindh was the worst affected province with 15 coronavirus cases. Fourteen of these cases occurred in Karachi, the city with the most transmission of the disease.

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