Coovid-19 News: Educational activities are banned in institutions
Coronavirus News: Educational activities are banned in institutions: All kinds of educational activities are banned in the educational institutions of Islamabad.
Due to the increasing number of cases of the coronavirus. All kinds of educational activities were banned in the educational institutions of the federal capital Islamabad.
According to a notification issued by the Federal Ministry of Education. Examinations or any other educational activity will be banned in educational institutions from March 29.
According to the notification, the ban will be applicable to all public and private educational institutions till April 11. While the ongoing or already announced examinations in educational institutions have also been postponed and no school will be allowed to take the examinations.
In this regard, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Hamza Shafqat said that schools have also been barred from taking examinations. And action will be taken against the school principal for violation.
It is to be noted that new restrictions have been imposed in Islamabad due to the increasing cases of Corona.
According to the notification issued by the district administration. From April 1, all kinds of marquees and weddings, and other celebrations inside and outside the wedding halls have been banned.
Sports tournaments, social events, cultural events, and religious events are banned in the federal capital.
In addition, due to increasing cases of coronavirus, a complete lockdown has been decided in 4 areas of Islamabad.
Dozens of cases registered in Lahore for not wearing a mask
Coronavirus News: Dozens of cases have been registered in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, for not wearing a mask.
The first case was registered in Islampura police station for not wearing a mask in Lahore. An FIR was registered against Muhammad Javed, a resident of Islampura, alleging that Muhammad Javed was walking on Alamgir Road without a mask.
The FIR was registered by the police under the provisions of the Punjab Epidemic Control Ordinance 2020.
Coronavirus News: Corona Cases
On the other hand, 83 cases were registered for violating Coronas SOPZ while 44 cases were registered for not wearing masks.
Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said that government guidelines would be implemented for the protection of citizens.
Lahore positive case rate 23%, complete lockdown proposed
The rate of positive cases of coronavirus in Lahore has reached 23% after which the provincial health department has proposed a complete lockdown in the city.
Punjab Health Secretary Nabil Awan while talking to private television channel Geo News said that the rate of coronavirus is increasing rapidly in Lahore.
He said that in the last 24 hours, 7,590 tests were conducted in Lahore out of which 1725 were positive which means the rate of positive cases has increased by 23%.
The health secretary said the rate was alarmingly high.
“Apart from Lahore, the rate of positive cases on GT Road in Gujarat, Gujranwala and other cities is also increasing.” However, according to Nabil Awan, there is capacity in hospitals at present.
The Health Secretary said that a meeting has been held with the NCOC this morning and a meeting of the Code Committee of the Punjab Cabinet will be held tomorrow.
According to him, the health department has suggested a lockdown to the Punjab government to control the growing cases of the corona, especially in Lahore.
Coronavirus News: Punjab Government Convinced
“If the Punjab government is convinced, the proposal will be sent to the NC and C,” he said.
The Punjab Health Secretary said that we suggest that the interaction of people should be stopped completely for 10 to 14 days and strict implementation of Corona SOPs should be done.
A complete ban on outdoor and indoor wedding ceremonies from April 5
A meeting of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has decided to ban outdoor and indoor wedding ceremonies from April 5.
A special meeting of the NCOC was held on Sunday under the chairmanship of Federal Minister Asad Omar.
A statement issued by the NCOC said that from March 29, maps related to the coronavirus hotspots will be provided to the provinces to implement the lockdown due to Coronavirus.
According to the statement, the ban on all indoor and outdoor activities will take effect immediately.
Coronavirus News: Educational and wedding Ceremonies
In addition to a complete ban on wedding ceremonies, social, cultural, political, sports, and other gatherings will also be banned. The NCOC said the provinces could impose sanctions even earlier, depending on the situation.
The meeting considered various options for reducing inter-provincial transport, but the final decision will be based on data from the provinces.
The provinces have been directed by the NCOC to meet the vaccination targets.
On the other hand, the Islamabad administration has said that from April 1, all kinds of marquees and celebrations inside and outside the wedding halls will be banned.
According to the notification of the Islamabad administration, sports tournaments, social, cultural, and religious events will be banned.
The Islamabad administration has banned any kind of public gathering at H8 and H-11 cemeteries on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat but said that burial with SOPs would be allowed.
Pakistan is witnessing an intensification of the virus during the third wave of Corona.
According to the details released by the National Command and Operations Center on Sunday, 4,767 positive cases of the corona were reported in the country during the last 24 hours while 57 deaths were reported.
The number of active cases of corona in Pakistan is now 44,447 and the number of deaths due to the epidemic has risen to 14,158.
Coronavirus News: Educational: Health Department
According to the health department, the rate of positive cases in Islamabad has risen to 11% and there are currently 7,520 active cases in the district.
The district office of the health department in Islamabad had said that precautionary measures or SOPs were not being followed in marriage halls and marquees to prevent the spread of corona and serious violations were recorded in many areas.
It is to be noted that due to the spread of Corona in the Pakistani capital Islamabad and the twin city of Rawalpindi, business is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. Indoor dining is already banned in restaurants in both cities.