COVID: Authorities close three schools in Budgam after teachers, students test positive

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Srinagar: The authorities in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday ordered closure of three schools for at least three days after some teachers and students were tested positive for Covid-19.

According to a letter, Nodal officer Covid-19 mitigation cell Budgam, Aadil Bashir has asked the heads of these three educational institutions to close down the school premises’ immediately for a period of not less than 3 days after detection of Covid-19 positives cases in these schools.

“In view of detection of COVID-19 positive cases from your schools in mass/random sampling and as a prophylactic measure you are advised to close the school premises immediately for a period of not less than 3 days,” reads the letter.

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