KARACHI: The Sindh government on Saturday decided to open primary educational institutions in the province from June 21 (Monday), due to decrease in the coronavirus cases.
The decision was taken at a meeting of provincial task force for corona in Karachi today, with Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in the chair.
The meeting was informed that corona cases in the province have decreased as diagnostic rate has come down to 3. 9 percent.
The forum decided that students would not be given summer vacations this season, unless the temperature rises too high. It was also decided that vaccination centers in the province will remain closed on June 20 (tomorrow) because of shortage of COVID vaccine.
The meeting was informed that 1.5 million doses of SINOVAC vaccine will be received by Monday, 700,000 doses of CanSino vaccine and 400,000 doses of Pakvac by Wednesday and Sputnik vaccine will be received by the end of the following month with which the shortage of vaccine will be overcome.