LAHORE, Pakistan: The Punjab government has announced one-week holidays throughout the province from September 6 to 11, 2021 in the wake of rising Coronavirus Cases.
In a Twitter statement on Friday, the Provincial Education Minister Murad Raas announced that all Public and Private Schools of Punjab will remain closed from September 6 to 11, 2021 due to COVID-19 conditions.
All Public & Private Schools of Punjab to be closed from September 6th to September 11th, 2021 due COVID 19 conditions. Please stay home and stay safe. Protect yourself and your families.
— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) September 3, 2021
Recently, the Coronavirus Casas have been on the rise in Punjab as the provincial COVID-19 positivity ratio has reached almost 7%.
In the last 24 hours, 1,368 new infections and 20 new deaths were reported across the province.
To date, Punjab has registered a total of 397,694 Coronavirus Cases – the highest after Sindh – and 11,979 deaths – the highest among all provinces in the Country.