After confirmation of Covid-19 cases on campus, Quaid-e-Azam University’s (QAU) administration has decided to close the university. QAU administration has not disclosed whether the cases were reported among the hostel residents, day scholars, faculty, or staff members.
All classes will be organized online today while the university transport will also remain suspended until further notice, the statement added.
According to the official statement issued by the QAU Registrar, the university will remain closed today- 26 October- due to the outbreak of corona-virus disease on the campus.
The student body during these circumstances are advised to constantly check QAU’s official website in order to remain updated.
As corona cases continue to increase in the country, smart lock-down was observed in Islamabad.
Previously, just after 2 days of opening the institutions, IBA decided to close yet again for 2 days after a case of Covid-19 was detected in at least two student.
“Due to COVID-19 related concerns, the management has decided to suspend classes for two days starting September 17,” the university’s head of communications, Haris Tohid said.
Tohid said that during this time, the varsity’s management will be increasing the COVID-19 testing of the IBA community and enhance and/or strengthen its SOPs to ensure the well-being and safety of their community.
186 people tested positive and 157 people tested positive on Sunday for the novel coronavirus in the capital.