LANDIKOTAL: A primary school of Baitul Maal has been closed in Landikotal tehsil of Khyber tribal district after the coronavirus tests of two students and a teacher came back as positive.

After emergence of coronavirus cases, the officials of the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) applied disinfectant spray in the school. Assistant Commissioner Landikotal Muhammad Imran confirmed that the primary school of Baitul Maal in Sheikhmalkhel area has been closed for a week after emergence of coronavirus cases.

The local administration said teacher Rahid Gul and two students Abdullah Alamkhani and Siddique have been diagnosed with coronavirus. Disinfectant sprays have been applied in all the schools and colleges of Landikotal to avoid the spread of coronavirus.

On November 18, the Institute of Management Studies in the University of Peshawar was closed after emergence of a coronavirus case in the department.

Director Institute of Management Studies said a student of the department was diagnosed with coronavirus after which the classes of Masters of Business Administration (MBA) were closed for four weeks. The director said some other students of the class also have symptoms like that of coronavirus.

On November 17, schools in Charsadda and Nowshera were closed after the students and teachers were diagnosed with coronavirus.

TNN correspondent from Charsadda reported that two teachers of Government High School Naway Killay Prang Ghar Hassan Khan and Manzoor Hussain and eighth grade student Atif were diagnosed with coronavirus after which the school was closed for 15 days. A fourth grade student of Government Primary School Ziarat Prang Ghar, Muhammad Ilyas was also diagnosed with coronavirus after which the administration closed the school for seven days.

In Nowshera, two government schools were closed and smart lockdown was imposed in several streets and neighbourhoods after emergence of coronavirus cases.

A private school in Bara area of Khyber tribal district was also closed after emergence of 17 cases of coronavirus.

On November 16, three educational institutions were closed in Kurram tribal district after emergence of 48 coronavirus cases.

On November 11, the Government Girls Degree College Sheikh Maltoon, Mardan was closed for seven days after seven students were diagnosed with coronavirus.