PESHAWAR: The Institute of Management Studies in the University of Peshawar has been closed after emergence of a coronavirus case in the department.

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

A day earlier, 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 have been diagnosed with coronavirus after which the school has been closed for 15 days.

Meanwhile, 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 have been closed and smart lockdown was imposed in several streets and neighbourhoods after emergence of coronavirus cases.

According to a notification of the district administration, smart lockdown has been imposed in Government Higher Secondary School Pir Sabaq, Government Primary School Dhobi Ghat Nowshera Cantt, Namal Bala, Zareen House, Hakeem Abad, Mohallah Qazian Khawri, Rashakai, Ameero Killi Nizampur and other areas of Nowshera after emergence of corona cases. It has also been decided to strictly ensure the implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the whole district to stem the spread of the virus.

Tuesday also saw closure of a private school in Bara area of Khyber tribal district after emergence of 17 cases of coronavirus.

Local sources said 17 cases of coronavirus surfaced in Qaim Gul Public School, situated in Bara Bazaar, after which the district administration closed the school immediately for indefinite period.

On Monday, 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.