21 students contract corona in two Lahore, Thatta schools

By: News Desk
Published: 11:31 AM, 25 Jan, 2022
Pakistan coronavirus
Caption: A health worker inoculates a student with a dose of the Pfizer vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus at his school in Karachi.–AFP
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In a shocking development, as many as 21 schoolchildren have tested positive for the coronavirus in the country during the last 24 hours, forcing the authorities to go for extreme measures, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.

The Education Department had to close Government Girls’ High School at Makli, Thatta for five days (from January 24 to January 28) following 18 students were diagnosed with the virus there.  

The department has also issued a show-cause notice to the school administration for keeping the school open despite the detection of cases of the pandemic there. 

Three children test positive for Covid-19 in Lahore

Similarly, three students of Government Higher Secondary School, Krishan Nagar, Lahore have also been found infected with the virus.

Also Read: Corona infections down, deaths up in Pakistan during last 24 hours

Reporters Syed Gul Shah and Rana Faran