The National Coordination Committee (NCC) has decided to close all education institutions till July 15 and cancel all board exams. The decision was taken as coronavirus spreads in the country. Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood also confirmed that all board examinations have been canceled. He said the decision has been taken on the consensus of all provinces.
The government of Sindh has decided to close all private and government educational institutions till March 13 as a precautionary measure to protect students from coronavirus. The news was confirmed by provisional minister Sindh. According to a statement issued by the Sindh CM house, at least 738 people have arrived in Karachi from Iran and over 13,000 people are still at the Taftan border. Their families will also be screened by the health authorities.