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Karnataka: 69 positive tests result as Covid19 cluster grows at Chikkamagluru boarding school

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Karnataka: 69 positive test results as Covid19 cluster grows at Chikkamagluru boarding school. A new cluster was discovered at the Jawahar Navodaya School in Sigodu, near Balehonnur, after contracting 3
students and 4 staff and testing a sample of 418 people, including students and staff. Friday’s COVID-19. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed that up to 69 people, including 59 schoolchildren from the Chikamagaluru district of Karnataka, 4,444 areas of Karnataka, have tested positive for COVID-19. A new cluster was identified at the Jawahar Navodaya School in Sigodu, near Balehonnur, after
samples of 418 people, including students and staff, were tested Friday after three students and four staff were infected with Covid19. Another 36 people in the cluster contracted the infection on Saturday, and
local health inspector SN Umesh said on Sunday an additional 26 samples tested positive. “At the same time, the total number of active cases in the cluster increased to 69, including 59 students, most of which are asymptomatic. Their health indicators are being continuously monitored and the school will be closed for the next two weeks. Everyone infected is quarantined in a different block on the campus itself,” he said.
Incidentally, this happened the day after Prime Minister Basawaraj Bommai announced the government’s decision to classify an area with three or more cases of Covid19 into a cluster, citing measures taken to contain the spread of the Omicron strain in the state. .. Earlier, Bruat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) determined that the cluster must have at least 10 active Covid19 cases. As with
Sunday, the health bulletin states that there are 314 people in the Chikkamagluru area. This is a nearly sevenfold increase since the number of active patients the day before was 45.

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