Budgam: At least 43 persons at a school in Budgam tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. Following this, the school has been closed for a week.
Officials said 35 students and 8 teachers from Higher Secondary School Hafroo in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district tested positive for the deadly virus in mass/random sampling.
The principal of the school said testing for all the primary and secondary contacts of the affected students will be undertaken in due course of time while they have been advised to self-isolate for now.
He said the school will remain closed for one week to prevent any further spread. (KNO)