The Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad was temporarily closed on Monday after five coronavirus cases were reported in different departments.
As per reports, the university’s administration has issued a notification in this regard.
The move comes after District Health Officer (DHO) had dispatched a letter to the university administration instructing to seal concerned departments.
“As per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of National Health Services Regulatory and Coordination, due to these five coronavirus cases on the campus, all academic and research activities are hereby shifted to online till November 6,” reads the notification.
The university administration has also directed students to vacate hostels unless from remote areas.
707 new cases of the coronavirus were reported across the country during the last 24 hours, soaring the national tally of infections to 328,602.