KARACHI: The Government of Sindh has decided to close all the educational institutes which includes Govt Schools, Private Schools, Colleges and Universities in Sindh for two days.
Sindh Information Minister Senator Saeed Ghani said in a tweet that All Government and private educational institutions will remain closed on Thursday, February 27th and Friday 28th.
However, Ghani did not specify any reason for closure yet.
The decision came in view after two novel Coronavirus COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Karachi.
Yayha Jafri, 22, has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Karachi and has been placed under quarantine at the Aga Khan University Hospital along with his family.
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The Government of Balochistan has closed the Taftan border with Iran for trade and the public also extended winter vacation till March 15 after Coronavirus cases were confirmed.
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The step is taken to prevent students from the deadly virus.
All the educational Institutes and along with private schools were scheduled to reopen on March 1st now the vacation extended till March 15.
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