KARACHI: Sindh government has announced the closure of educational institutions till May 30, while the ninth and tenth exams in Sindh have also been canceled.
Sindh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah held a meeting on the situation after the outbreak of Corona virus. However, the Sindh government announced to close all educational institutions till May 30, while the ninth and tenth exams in Sindh have also been canceled. Making a major decision in Sindh cabinet meeting, it was said that the summer holidays will continue from 1st March to 30th May.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said that the educational holidays have been increased, it will be a summer vacation.
Remember that the ninth grade exams were to start on March 16 across Sindh.
Remember that the National Health Services has requested to impose an emergency in the country. So far 21 cases of Corona virus have been reported in different cities of Pakistan including Quetta. Most of the affected people are back from Iran.
It should be noted that the Corona virus, which originated from China, has now been declared a global outbreak. More than 100,000 people have been infected with the Corona virus, while the number of deaths worldwide has exceeded 4,000.
Symptoms of Corona Virus
Various symptoms including cough, sore throat, runny nose and fever can cause corona virus. While mild symptoms include common cold, in the case of pneumonia, it can take serious form. The virus is usually transmitted to the other person through direct contact with the affected person. Experts say that it takes about 14 days for the symptoms to appear, so only minor symptoms should be referred to a doctor.
According to the World Health Organization, if an individual has symptoms of breathing problems, cough, sneezing, cold, etc., avoid close contact. Scientists believe that the virus has transmitted from animals to humans. Experts advise that the meat and eggs should be well cooked. Also, people have been instructed to abstain from animal markets and raw meat. Accordingly, everyone should wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds. Be aware that the vaccine for the Corona virus is not yet available in New York, so the only solution to preventing the virus is timely precautions.