A notification detailing the schools' closure in Punjab districts was shared by provincial minister Murad Raas on Twitter.
The minister has gone into self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus.
The provincial minister further said that schools have been allowed only 50 percent strength.
No school or seminary would be allowed to continue with their own curriculum after enforcement of uniform syllabus in the country.
I have been asked to become a chief minister and now I will show how a chief minister works, the chief minister said during the cabinet meeting.
There is a slight increase in numbers but nothing alarming, said Murad Raas on COVID-19 situation in schools.
Murad Rass said final decision about reopening of schools in Punjab will be taken in the first week of August.
Divulging the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the classes, he said that only 20 students would be allowed to sit in a class at a time.
Free textbooks will be distributed among students of public sector schools from various tehsil warehouses for the new academic session.
Restraining the private schools from charging two months fee for summer vacations, Punjab Minister for School Education Murad Raas here on Thursday said that no school was allowed to charge more than one month fee for the vacation in the province.