Educational institutes (Schools & Colleges) closed for 10 days in Lahore (Published in DUNYA NEWS TV Website)
Lahore (13 September,2011) – Step was taken to prevent the students from being caught by the dengue virus.
Punjab government issued a notification for closing all educational institutes in Lahore to stave off the spread of dengue virus.
Earlier, the Punjab government has cancelled the morning assembly sessions in the schools of the province.
With an alarming increase of dengue virus cases being reported in Punjab, the provincial government authorities are scurrying to control the epidemic from spreading further.
According to the Punjab government, control cells have been established in Punjab, while medicines and fumigation of international standards are being imported.
Thousands of cases of dengue fever have been reported in Punjab, out of which more than 80 percent cases have been reported in Lahore.