8 teachers of Phase 3B1 school found +ve

All students to be tested

8 teachers of Phase 3B1 school found +ve

Tribune News Service

Mohali, March 5

Eight teachers of Government Model Senior Secondary School in Phase 3B1 tested positive for Covid, giving a major scare to the staff and parents of close to 2,200 students enrolled in the institution. As a precautionary measure, the administration has ordered an aggressive testing of students with 300 tests being ordered to be conducted in the school on Monday.

Six teachers had tested positive on Wednesday while two more were found to have contracted the virus on Thursday. The school had been closed for four days, said an official. “Each and every student, teacher and staff member will be tested from Monday onwards. We are working out the modalities,” said Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur.

At New Sunny Enclave, Kharar, five members of a family were found infected. The area has been declared a micro-containment zone. There are guidelines that if five or more members are found positive in a cluster, it has to be declared a micro-containment zone.

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