Jagitial: Two teachers and one student of Zilla Parishad High School, Ailapur in Korutla mandal, tested positive for Covid-19, spreading concern among students and parents.
Medical and Health department officials with the help of gram panchayat shut down the school temporarily and sanitised the premises on Wednesday.
According to medical officials, a Class IV student, who was suffering from cough and fever for the past few days, tested positive for the virus on Tuesday. Subsequently, health officials carried out tests on 25 person including eight teachers. The headmaster and a teacher tested positive for the virus.
Primary Health Centre Dr Sunitha Rani said they carried out tests on all students and teachers after one student was infected by the virus. Except two teachers, all of them tested negative, she added.
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