The Haryana State government had recently reopened schools for the students from 2nd November onwards for Class 9 to 12 students only. But now the government has decided to close schools again after students were found to be COVID-19 positive.
Highlights on Haryana schools to close for a few days
Mumbai: From 2nd November, the schools in the Haryana state were reopened. But the recent reports say that the Haryana State Government has decided to close schools again as over 150 school students from three districts in Haryana have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Wednesday.
Health Department officials confirmed that the schools where the students tested positive have been shut for a few days as per state government guidelines. The students and teachers, who have tested positive for Coronavirus are under home isolation. Three districts schools have been closed due to COVID-19.
91 students from 13 schools in Rewari district have tested positive for COVID-19, 30 students and 10 teachers of various schools in Jind district are infected with the virus. Thirty-four students and two teachers from the Jhajjar district were also found infected with the coronavirus. Health Department officials said that those who had come into contact with the children and the teachers were also being screened and tested.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Sanjay said 34 students and two teachers have tested positive for the virus. “We had randomly collected 1,200 samples before Diwali and 34 students and two teachers were found COVID-19 positive,” he said.
Schools have been asked by authorities to follow all SOPs issued by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently.