ISLAMABAD: The capital administration closed another girls college at I-9/1 after emergence of two Covid-19 cases there.

The district health office wrote a letter to the deputy commissioner Islamabad on Saturday to close down the premises to contain further spread of the virus.

The letter stated: “It has been observed that two cases of Covid-19 have been reported from Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG) I-9/1. It is hereby advised to immediately close down the campus premises till further intimation by the

DHO office and conduct thorough disinfection activities as per the guidelines issued by Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination.”

It said the Covid-19 testing of all the exposed staff/students must be performed and adherence to SOPs ensured.

All the close contacts of the cases must also be quarantined for a period of 14 days, it added.

Published in Dawn, October 18th, 2020