Published: 29th September 2021
Karnataka: Sixty students of a Bengaluru school test positive for COVID-19
Forty-six students, who tested positive, belong to different districts of Karnataka and 14 students are from Tamil Nadu
The Bengaluru district authorities have sealed Sri Chaitanya Girls' Residential School in the city following 60 of its students testing positive for COVID-19. Out of all those who tested positive, only two are symptomatic.
The development has come as a big worry for the Karnataka Health and Education department as the B.S. Bommai government prepares to open primary classes soon.
Bengaluru Urban District Commissioner J. Manjunath said the students tested positive on September 26. The COVID-19 tests were conducted on 480 students as one of the students from Bellary developed COVID-like symptoms.
The girls who tested positive are from Class 11 and Class 12. Forty-six students, who tested positive belong to different districts of Karnataka and 14 students came from Tamil Nadu. There are also 22 teachers, 57 staff members working in the residential school.