13 more educational institutions shut down for failing to follow SOPs

Thirteen educational institutions were shut down across the country in the last 24 hours for disregarding health guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) laid down by the government. According to a statement by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), 10 educational institutions were shut down in Khyber Pakhutnkhwa while three were closed in Sindh for “non-compliance of health guidelines and protocols and disease prevalence”.

In a statement issued yesterday, NCOC said that the government had closed down 22 schools in 48 hours for similar reasons. According to the statement, 16 of those educational institutions were in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one in Islamabad and five in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Source: Dawn