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29 Students Of West Bengal School Test Positive For Covid-19

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New Delhi:  Not less than 29 college students of a residential college in West Bengal’s Nadia district have examined optimistic for Covid-19.

Based on sources, the affected college students are from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kalyani, and belong to Class 9 and Class 10. 13 boys and 16 women examined Covid optimistic. 

College officers have urged the mother and father of the contaminated college students to take them dwelling, PTI reported. Up to now, the contaminated college students have displayed signs reminiscent of cough and chilly and have been suggested dwelling quarantine.

The Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Kalyani, Hirak Mandal, mentioned different college students of the varsity and academics had been additionally being examined for Covid-19.

Following a yr of shutdown as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, the West Bengal authorities reopened faculties for college kids of lessons 9 to 12 and faculties for offline lessons from November 16.

Amid the unfold of the extremely transmissible Omicron variant, mother and father have expressed concern over faculties reopening for college kids. The federal government has but not rolled out vaccination for kids.

Final week, 18 pupils at a faculty in Navi Mumbai’s Ghansoli district examined optimistic for the virus, prompting the establishment’s closure.

In the meantime, greater than 200 folks within the nation have been contaminated with the Omicron variant. The brand new variant, which was initially found in South Africa final month, is guilty for almost all of recent instances recorded throughout Europe, prompting the introduction of tight restrictions forward of Christmas Day and New Yr’s Eve.

Omicron has additionally sparked dialogue in India and overseas in regards to the necessity for booster doses. Issues have additionally been expressed in regards to the immunisation of youngsters and youths.

Curbs and tips have been introduced by a number of state governments to deflect the resurgence of third wave.

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