Covid-19 cases among school children rise as schools reopen in many parts

Covid-19 cases among school children rise as schools reopen in many parts

Raipur:Covid-19 pandemic seems to have raised its heads with the reopening of schools across the country.  As the cases of Covid-19 declined considerably in the recent past, many state governments, including Chhattisgarh, decided to resume offline classes with full capacity. It was reported that cases of corona positive among children coming to schools is increasing with every passing day raising an alarm. Odisha had reported the highest 70 cases of corona. Similarly, Rajasthan also reported considerable number of cases. 

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As many as 53 girls from a government-aided high school in Odisha’s Sundargarh district and 22 MBBS students from Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur district were tested positive for COVID in the last three days. The school official said that special measures have been taken for the treatment of the students. Health condition was normal, while the educational institution has been closed for a week. According to the headmaster of the school, the corona infected students are from classes 8, 9 and 10, and most of them were tested for Covid-19 after showing symptoms of cold and cough. 22 students of VIMSAR of Burla have been admitted to Covid Hospital. Officials suspect that the infection may have spread after the annual function of the institute organised recently.

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