Closure of schools, education ministers meeting to decide on school closures postponed as Pakistan battles the fifth wave of covid-19. Shafqat Mehmood was to chair the meeting of education ministers at 11:00. Pakistan has a high number of coronavirus cases every day for four months.
Islamabad the meeting of education ministers are to from across Pakistan scheduled for today to decide whether or not schools should remain open due to rising omicron cases has been postponed, the federal ministry of education and education said Thursday. Professional education.
The ministry’s announcement was released shortly before the scheduled start of the meeting of education ministers at 11 am. The federal education and vocational training Shafqat Mehmood and other provincial education ministers have had to decide whether the current coronavirus situation justifies school closures or not, as the country continues to struggle to limit the spread of the omicron.
Closure of Schools Meeting of Education Ministers Postponed:
The ministry of education, in a statement, announced that the 34th meeting of the interprovincial conference of education ministers (IPEMC) will take place next week. In the past 24 hours, Pakistan has reported more than 3,000 coronavirus cases for the first time since September 15, 2021, according to data from the national center for administration and business (NCOC) on Thursday morning.
Figures from the NCOC show that the country has recorded 3,019 more cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 1.31 million.
On Tuesday, information and then the broadcasting minister Fawad Chaudhry said. Pakistan would not face another lockdown and then the dismissed reports of school closures due to rising coronavirus cases. Then the minister of information, addressing a press conference after the cabinet, said. Nevertheless, it is our determination not to impose a blockade on Pakistan at all. Our economy can not bear the brunt of then the burden of another blockade, he said.
- The coronavirus in Pakistan has registered a worrying 6.12% in the past 24 hours. While the country has reported 3,019 cases in the past 24 hours.
- The active number of cases jumped to 23,230, of which 651 were critical. Since the pandemic, Pakistan has recorded 1,312,267 cases of covid-19.
- The death toll rose to 28,992 after five people contracted the new virus in the past 24 hours. Coronavirus cures reached 1,260,045 while another 346 people have recovered from the virus.