ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday rejected the rumours circulating on social media regarding the closure of educational institutions till September 30 due to the fourth Covid-19 wave.
“This social media news regarding the closure of educational institutions from 6 to 30 Sep across the country is fake. No such decision was made at NCOC. Please avoid rumors,” said the body leading the country’s Covid-19 response in a tweet.
This social media news regarding closure of education institutions from 6 to 30 Sep across the country is fake. No such decision made at NCOC. Please avoid rumors. pic.twitter.com/9T8DnQ9Grx
— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) September 6, 2021
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) last week announced new restrictions and shut down educational institutions for a week in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).
In a notification, the NCOC said the restrictions would be applicable from Sept 4 to 12 in 15 districts of Punjab; Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khanewal, Multan, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan; eight districts of KP; Peshawar, Swabi, Malakand, Swat, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra and Dera Ismail Khan; and Islamabad.
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