Seven more educational institutes sealed

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Staff Reporter

Seven more educational institutions on Friday have been sealed after surge in coronavirus cases in Islamabad.
According to details, three private and four government schools have been closed by the district health officer (DHO) over reporting of Covid-19 cases. The DHO has directed to immediately shut the institutions for 14 days.
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 36 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 368,665. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 7,561.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,738 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic both in terms of cases and casualties followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.