Bandipora, Apr 03: The authorities on Saturday ordered the closure of government Girls higher secondary school Sumbal for the next five days after two of its students tested positive for COVID-19.
An official told the news agency that two students were tested positive for Covid-19 at government Girls higher secondary school Sumbal after which the decision to close the school has been taken by the administration.
The official said that concerned School shall remain closed for the period of next five days from today while the duo infected students will remain in quarantine as per the standard operating procedure.
Earlier, authorities ordered closure of government Girls higher secondary school Sopore for one week after four of it’s four staff members tested positive for COVID-19—(KNO)
Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch
The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism