3 Hostel Boarders Of Pvt School, One From KV In Odisha Capital Test COVID-19 Positive

Bhubaneswar: Four school students have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Odisha capital.

One among them is a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya-1. He had come to school on Saturday to attend an examination, informed vice-principal Upendra Singh.

Since he appeared for the pre-board exams with other students in a classroom, all those present and their parents have been asked by school authorities to undergo isolation. Their swab samples will be collected for the COVID-19 test, sources said.

Similarly, the three hostel boarders were tested after they developed COVID-19 symptoms. They have been asked to vacate the hostel.

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Meanwhile, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) visited the school to take stock of the situation. All inmates of the particular hostel will undergo the COVID-19 test. Tests for those staying in four other hostels of the school will be carried out if needed, a BMC official said, adding that the hostels and school campus will be sanitised.

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Earlier, a cluster of coronavirus was detected at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, (XIMB).

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