Dhenkanal: Kanapura High School in Kamakhyanagar area of Odisha’s Dhenkanal district has been closed for seven days after 20 persons, including 14 students, tested positive for COVID-19.
According to reports, as many as 344 samples of students and staffers of the school were collected for COVID-19 test. A total of 14 students (hostel boarders), 5 teachers and a peon of the educational institution tested positive for the virus.
Following the incident, a decision was taken for closure of the school for seven days. While the students have been sent to their houses, online classes are underway.