Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has said that schools in several districts of Punjab will open four days a week from May 24.
In a tweet, the minister said schools will be allowed to call students on alternate days with 50 per cent attendance starting Monday. The minister said that the government will decided about the fate of educational institutions in remaining districts in the next meeting.
The notification also urged the authorities concerned to ensure strict observance of the SOPs.
Districts where schools will resume classes:
ISLAMABAD SCHOOLS TO OPEN TWICE A WEEK
On Friday, private schools in Islamabad were given permission to resume classes twice a week from June 7. All classes up to Intermediate will resume in a staggered manner, according to a notification released by the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority on Friday.
The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday allowed the reopening of schools from May 24 in districts where COVID-19 positivity ratio is less than 5 per cent.
The NCOC had also eased other restrictions, such as it lifted the ban on tourism and allowed outdoor weddings and dining in the wake of a slight decrease in infections.