A medical college in Islamabad has suspended its activities after 8 cases of coronavirus were reported. The medical college named Fazaia Medical College Air University in the federal capital suspended its educational activities for more than a week on Thursday after the detection of coronavirus cases.
As per reports, a notification has been issued by the varsity’s administration. The notice says that the university will remain closed from October 22 to November 1. “Students in their final year of MBBS will stay home to avoid interacting with others to control the spread of the virus,” the notification read.
The administration also directed the students to stay at home, strictly follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and avoid roaming in public.
Routine academic activities will resume from the 2nd of November, and students will continue their training from when they stopped on October 21, the notification stated.
Previously, the Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar issued a warning that the country would lose both lives and livelihoods if SOPs in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus continue to be violated by the people.
“We are collectively committing a blunder by recklessly ignoring all SOPs, [and] the results have started to show,” the minister posted on Twitter