After eight instances of coronavirus were discovered in a government school in Punjab’s provincial capital, the school was closed.

The school has been closed by the district administration until February 6, 2022, according to details.

The Punjab government had earlier in the day extended its decision to limit attendance to 50% at public and private schools in Lahore and Rawalpindi.

Classes up to Grade 6 will be staggered in all public and private schools until February 15, 2022, according to a provincial education department announcement.

Pakistan, on the other hand, has recorded the second-highest number of coronavirus infections since the outbreak began.

Pakistan has recorded 27 deaths from new coronavirus in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of positive cases to 1,410,033. On Saturday, the national death toll reached 29,219 people.

The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) reported that 7,963 people tested positive with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Punjab continues to be the province with the highest number of deaths, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The outbreak has claimed the lives of 13,139 people in Punjab, 7,800 in Sindh, 5,994 in KP, 979 in Islamabad, 752 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan, and 188 in the Gilgit Baltistan.

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