Sindh: Public, private schools resume primary classes

 Sindh: Public, private schools resume primary classes

Government, private schools resume primary classes across Sindh

Karachi, 21 June: The public and private schools on Monday have resumed primary classes across Sindh, after a considerable decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in the province.

The schools have been directed to resume primary classes (Grade V and lower) with strict adherence to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

The decision was taken at a meeting of the provincial task force on coronavirus in Karachi, last week, chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

The meeting had also decided to reopen shrines, amusement parks and indoor gyms from June 28.

It was briefed during the meeting that the Covid positivity ratio had gone down to 3.9 percent in the province and there is a persistent decline in COVID-19 cases.

Positivity ratio 8.08% in Karachi

“We have a positivity ratio of 8.08 percent in Karachi, and 4.3 percent in Hyderabad,” the chief minister said adding that districts East and South of the metropolis are still reporting a higher number of cases.

On June 15, on-campus classes of 6th to 8th resumed across Sindh.

The announcement to reopen in-person classes was made by Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani.

Read more: Primary schools to reopen, vaccination centers closed on Sunday: Sindh govt

Sindh government announced to reopen primary schools from June 21 besides closing down vaccination centers in the province on Sunday owing to vaccine scarcity.

The COVID task force meeting chaired by Chief Minister(CM) Murad Ali Shah made the decisions today in light of the declining trend of the COVID in the province.

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