Lahore schools begin classes with 50% attendance

By: News Desk
Published: 10:53 AM, 20 Jan, 2022
Lahore schools begin classes with 50% attendance
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Lahore public and private schools have begun classes with 50 percent attendance from one to sixth grade, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The Lahore schools started on Thursday implementing the schedule announced by Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas that only 50 percent attendance in classes from one to sixth grade in Lahore district will be observed while students will attend classes as per usual from seventh grade to 12th grade.

The decision was taken keeping in view the surge in coronavirus situation in Punjab after consultation with the NCOC, the apex body to formulate anti-corona policies. 

He tweeted: “In all Public & Private Schools, classes up to Grade 6 will be staggered (50% students each day) starting tomorrow January 20th through January 31st, 2022.”

https://twitter.com/DrMuradPTI/status/1483736262737604609  

Murad Raas further said: “Classes 7 through 12 will remain on the previous schedule. Please follow COVID SOPs.”

The minister urged students, teachers and school staff to wear masks and ensure social distancing to combat the COVID-19. 

Reporter Junaid Riaz