01 March 2020 – All educational institutions closed in Sindh to contain coronavirus spread

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Chief minister decision, Education ministry for implementation

Overview: Sindh government decided to close educational institutions in the province for two days on Thursday and Friday (Feb 27 and Feb 28) and now extends closure of educational institutions till March 13 to contain coronavirus. Pilgrims returning from Iran were main source of COVID-19 patients in Sindh province.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1537635/sindh-extends-closure-of-educational-institutions-till-march-13-to-contain-coronavirus

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group