88 teaching, non-teaching staff diagnosed with COVID-19 across Sindh
KARACHI: At least 88 teaching and non-teaching staff have been diagnosed with coronavirus across Sindh, local media reported quoting sources as saying.
Coronavirs tests of 13,500 non-teaching staff were conducted across the province, said the sources. It makes 2.5 percent ratio of corona test, while test results of 11,000 people are still awaited.
The decision regarding continuation of the educational process would be taken after coming up of more results.
Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani will give media briefing on the coronavirus tests on Friday (today) afternoon.
It should be noted that the World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded Pakistan for effectively overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.
Addressing a function in Islamabad in connection with World Patients Safety Day, WHO Country Representative Dr Palitha Mahipala said Pakistan was one of the seven countries in the world to overcome the pandemic.
He said opening educational institutes was a difficult decision but medical staff, WHO and Ministry of Health were working together to train teachers for creating awareness about the disease.