A school in the Uttar Pradesh city of Ghaziabad on the outskirts of Delhi stopped regular classes after three students tested positive for Covid-19
A school in the Uttar Pradesh city of Ghaziabad on the outskirts of Delhi stopped regular classes after three students tested positive for Covid-19. The cases were reported at KR Mangalam World School, the second instance in recent days after two students tested positive at another school in Ghaziabad.
The Principal has informed parents of the decision to shut the school for two days in light of the outbreak of infection. In the meantime, classes will be conducted online.
It also called on parents to monitor their wards’ health and follow necessary Covid-19 protocols.
“The school is also conducting deep sanitisation of entire campus and buses every day and following all Covid protocols,” the notice read.
The Uttar Pradesh government ordered schools in the state to reopen for all classes on February 17. Offline classes for Class 9-12 students had already begun on February 7.
Meanwhile, India reported 861 fresh COVID cases and six deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours with a daily case positivity rate of 0.32 per cent, according to data released by the Union Ministry of Health on Monday.
The active cases in the country stand at 11,058 which accounts.
As many as 2,71,211 COVID samples were tested on Sunday. The weekly positivity rate in India is 0.23 per cent.
As far as the COVID vaccination is concerned under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, 2,44,870 doses of vaccine shots were administered on Sunday taking the total count past the 1.85 crore mark.