- Punjab schooling minister points notification to make clear some districts is not going to have an everyday 5-day attendance rule
- Districts with excessive positivity ratios will observe the alternate faculty day rule till April 1
- The choice is topic to a evaluation on March 31
Punjab Minister for Schooling Murad Raas on Friday launched a listing of districts which can observe the alternate faculty day rule till April 1 as a result of larger coronavirus incidences there.
Districts not within the checklist “will follow prior COVID-19 schedule,” he wrote.
The connected notification states that districts which have the next COVID-19 positivity ratio, similar to greater than 20 instances within the final 24 hours, will likely be topic to this rule.
The districts with such positivity charges are reported to be Lahore, Gujrat, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Sialkot, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad.
Based on the present rule: “Students of all the educational institutions shall attend classes on alternate days with 50% ratio on any single working day as detailed in earlier letter […] dated 12th September, 2020.”
The above was amended to state: “Students of all the educational institutions are allowed to attend classes 5/6 days a week (as the case may be) w.e.f. 01-03-2021 except in the districts mentioned above.”
Based on the notification, the modification will likely be reviewed on March 31.
Strict implementation of security measures should be ensured and has already been communicated to all these involved, it added.
5-day common schedule introduced
A day earlier, Federal Minister for Schooling and Skilled Coaching Shafqat Mehmood introduced that every one colleges would resume common 5-day lessons from March 1.
“Restrictions imposed in some major cities on schools to conduct staggered classes was only till Feb 28,” he added.
Raas’ notification was to differentiate and make clear that the districts with excessive positivity will likely be exempt from this rule.
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