Covid-19 rises in students, DHO recommends closing five schools in Islamabad
January 18, 2022 09:33 AM
The District Health Officer (DHO) on Monday recommended the closure of five schools due to confirmation in the cases of students at several educational institutions in Islamabad, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The schools which the DHO recommended to seal included: Islamabad Model College for Girls (F-62), Islamabad Model School for Girls (G-6/2), Islamabad Model School for Girls ( Shakiral), Islamabad Model College for Girls (G-104) and Girls model college (postgraduate) F7/4.
DHO in his letter to the city administrant has suggested the schools' closure on an immediate basis.
As per the letter, the schools should remain close, without any further directions.
On the other hand, the employees of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have also tested positive for the highly mutated variant of the coronavirus, Omicron.
Meanwhile, the doctors, paramedics and other staff are in quarantine.