ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration has sealed as many as 125 educational institutes across the city after noting some 388 COVID19 positive cases among the students and staff during the last two months.
The ICT staff along with health teams is ensuring the implementation of anti-coronavirus standard operating procedures at schools, colleges and universities to keep the virus at bay, Deputy Commissioner, Islamabad, Hamza Shafqaat told APP.
“We are vigilant to protect our children and people’s cooperation is crucial to battle the second wave of the coronavirus”, he said. “We must fight back the second wave of COVID19,” he urged the masses to strictly adhere to anti-cornavirus guidelines.
To a query, he said the cases in the federal capital have skyrocketed and some 100-150 cases are being reported on a daily basis. As per current figures, there over 4000 active COVID19 cases in the federal capital and over 270 have died so far while more than 30 patients are on ventilator, he added. “We are back to the July situation and sectors including I-8, G-6, G-9 and G-10 are the COVID hotspots,” he remarked.
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