Delhi Student, Teacher Test Positive For COVID; Classmates Sent Home
New Delhi: Amid fears of a possible fourth wave of coronavirus, a student and a teacher have tested positive for COVID at a private school here. The school has sent all the students to their homes. Reacting to the news, senior AAP leader Atishi Marlena said that the government is closely monitoring the situation. “There are reports of a child and a teacher testing positive for Covid. Other students of the class have been sent home. We are closely monitoring the situation. Also Read – Covid-19 Cases Rise in Delhi, Mumbai, Noida, Gurugram. we all should know
A student and a teacher at a private school in Delhi test positive for COVID-19.
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Delhi has recently shown a significant increase in the positivity rate, despite a steady decline in daily Covid-19 cases across the country. After the rise in the COVID numbers in the national capital, the infection rate has crossed 2.5 per cent which is the highest in the last two months.
Meanwhile, schools in Noida and Ghaziabad have suspended physical classes following a surge in Covid-19 cases. For the unknown, more than 20 students in private schools in Noida tested positive, following which the Gautam Buddh Nagar health department has issued an advisory asking educational institutions to have any symptoms of cough, cold, fever, diarrhea or COVID-19. Also asked to inform about any child showing symptoms. for timely treatment.
The health department also shared a helpline number – 1800492211 and email id – firstname.lastname@example.org – in Noida schools in Greater Noida, so that any student showing multiple symptoms of the novel coronavirus can be informed immediately.
“You are requested that if any child studying in your school has cough, cold, fever, diarrhea or any symptom of COVID-19, you are requested to immediately contact the Office of the Chief Medical Officer on helpline number-1800492211 or email Notify using id cmogbnr.@gmail.com so that proper treatment can be made available on time”, said the advisory issued by Dr. Sunil Kumar Sharma. One of the schools, which on Monday reported infection to 13 children and three teachers, has gone to online mode by next week.