Schools across Sindh to reopen from August 30

Schools across Sindh are to resume classes from August 30 as per a notice issued on Friday by the provincial School Education and Literacy Department.

According to the notification, schools shall remain open six days a week, with 50% attendance of students on alternate days.

All teachers and staff are to be completely vaccinated, with the heads of the educational institutions providing evidence to the effect to the concerned regional heads.

Additionally, all educational institutions have been instructed to ensure the compliance of Covid-19 SOPs to contain the spread of the virus.

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The notice further stated that random PCR tests will be conducted by the health department as required.

The regulations were applicable to all public and private schools under the administrative control of the School Education and Literacy Department.

Notification issued by the Government of Sindh's School Education and Literacy Department. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Earlier on August 20, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had announced that schools would remain closed for another week as the province continued to battle an onslaught of Covid-19 cases.

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