Schools across Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will reopen from Monday, May 24.
A notification issued by the Balochistan Secondary Education Department on Friday said schools will reopen with strict SOP implementation. Educational Institutions in Quetta will remain closed as the coronavirus infection rate in the city is above 5%.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, classes on alternate days will resume in these districts:
- Lower Chitral
- Upper Chitral
- Dera Ismail Khan
- Upper Kohistan
- Lower Kohistan
- Kolai Pallas Karak
- Lakki Marwat
- North Waziristan
- South Waziristan
- Tor Ghar
Educational institutions in 12 districts of Sindh will stay closed till June 6. These include Karachi, Sukkur, Badir, Jasmhoro, Nawabshah, Hyderabad, and Dadu.
Schools in 16 Punjab districts will reopen with 50% attendance.
Educational institutions in Bahawalnagar, Chakwal, Chiniot, Hafizabad, Jhang, Jhelum, Kasur, Mandi Bahauddin, Nankana Sahib, Narowal, Pakpattan, Rajanpur, Sahiwal, Shiekhupura, Sialkot, and Vehari will be open four days a week with 50% attendance, the education department said in a notification.
Universities and colleges in these districts will resume classes as well.
These are the cities where schools will not reopen.
- Rahim Yar Khan
- Toba Tek Singh
- Dera Ghazi Khan
Islamabad’s education institutions will start calling in students from June 7.
In an NCOC meeting earlier this week, it was decided that schools in cities with less than 5% Covid-19 infection rate will resume classes from the upcoming week.
Physical classes at schools across the country were suspended last month after experts warned that the third wave of the virus was lethal and spreading rapidly.
All examinations have been cancelled till June 15. O and A level exams have been pushed from May and June to October and November, while intermediate and matric exams will be held after June 15