Kanapura Panchayatiraj High School Closed After 20 Students, Staff Test COVID Positive


Dhenkanal: Kanapura Panchayatiraj High School in Kamakhyanagar here has been closed for 7 days following detection of COVID positive cases.

According to reports, 14 students and 6 teachers have tested positive for the deadly virus.

Sources said a teacher was first found Covid positive last week following which students and other school staff were made to undergo tests. After the reports, twenty of them tested positive.

As a precautionary measures, the school was closed and the campus was sanitised.

Meanwhile, Kamakhyanagar Sub-Collector Jyoti Shankar Sahoo said of the 20 affected, 19 are asymptomatic while one is symptomatic. All the infected persons are in home isolation and under treatment of doctors.

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