The Government Post Graduate College for Women in Lahore’s Samnabad was sealed on Tuesday after an associate professor there passed away from the coronavirus
Professor Nuzhat Jameel was battling the virus for the past couple of days, says the college spokesperson. “Five other teachers tested positive for the deadly virus as well after which the college was sealed,” he added.
Teachers complained that the management has been calling them to work despite the coronavirus situation. “Half of the staff is still being called to the premises,” one of them said.
Two teachers at the Government Girls College, Cantt tested positive as well.
The Punjab Health Department said that the number of coronavirus cases in the city is on the rise. “The total number of patients in the city has increased to 1,100 of which 139 are on ventilators and over 400 are admitted in the high-dependency unit.”