LAHORE: All medical universities, medical and dental colleges, nursing and paramedical schools in Punjab will reopen on Thursday, May 27.

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) issued a circular in this regard on Tuesday.  It may be recalled that the institutions were closed in March this year due to the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic.  According to the notification, MBBS third, fourth and final year students will be required to attend their medical colleges physically. First and second-year MBBS students will not be allowed to come to the college as their classes will continue to be online. Similarly, third and fourth-year BDS students will also be able to attend classes in their dental colleges.  Classes at medical and dental institutions will be held as per Covid-19 SOPs.

 In addition, all medical and dental students will be vaccinated as per government guidelines.  The head of the institution will be responsible for ensuring the vaccination of students. According to the circular, the ban on holding sports and cultural events in medical and dental colleges will remain in place.

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