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Seven teachers test positive for Covid-19 in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A day after the reopening of schools, seven teachers of government schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
Director Elementary and Secondary Education Hafiz Ibrahim confirmed that five teachers of Government Higher Secondary School No. 1 Cantt Peshawar were tested positive for coronavirus.
Hafiz Ibrahim said teachers’ Covid-19 tests were conducted week ago and their reports were received today.
He said that none of them met the students and these teachers will be tested again.
The health department has been approached for conducting phase wise Covid-19 tests of all the teachers, he added.

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M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.