SBK Women University closed after reports of COVID19

5 Staff members of SBK tested positive for coronavirus

0

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

SBK Women University closed after reports of COVID19

Health Desk :

QUETTA :

Sardar Bahadur Khan (SBK) Women University closed after reports of COVID19 on Friday till further order. Five staff members of the SBK were tested positive for COVID19.

Liaquat Shahwani, the Spokesman government of Balochistan confirmed that the SBK University was closed following reports of coronavirus. Mr. Shahwani took to Twitter and said the University was closed after its five members were tested positive for the deadly virus.

Universities, colleges, and higher secondary schools were opened by the Balochistan government in the aftermath of the federal government’s decision to open schools on September 15. The Balochistan government had formed committees on the district level to ensure the implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to contain the coronavirus.

Schools closed in various districts 

Several schools have also been closed in Quetta, Zhob, and Gwadar after their students and teachers tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday. The teachers complained about the lack of masks and sanitizers to make sure the implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The number of cases of coronavirus has increased in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan. On Thursday, the province confirmed 193 new cases of coronavirus in one day.

Former Governor Balochistan, Owais Ahmed Ghani played a key role in the establishment of SBK university during 2004. The land was acquired from Pakistan Railways to construct Balochistan’s first women university.

Over 10,000 female students enrolled in the university

According to sources in the university, currently, over 10,000 female students are enrolled in the province’s only women university. The girls belonging to various parts of the province come and study at the university.

The terrorists targeted the university in June 2013 and martyred girls’ students. Despite the terror attack, the number of female students continues to increase in the province’s only higher educational institution.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.