Karnataka: 32 Students Test Positive For Covid At Residential School

As many as 32 students have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Madikeri, Kodagu in Karnataka.

Bengaluru:All students of classes 9 to 12 and of the total 32, 10 students are symptomatic. A staff member of the school has also tested positive and remains symptomatic.

Notably, the school reopened for offline classes on September 20. Five days later, two class 10 students developed symptoms of fever. Afterwards, they tested for COVID-19 positive. Following this, class 10 offline classes were suspended. However, after resuming the classes, again two students tested positive.

Around 270 Class 10 students were then tested for the virus, and 32 of them tested positive on Wednesday. All 32 students are asymptomatic and have been isolated.


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