Press Reporter News Service
Patiala, February 22
As many as eight college academics of two authorities faculties examined optimistic for coronavirus on Sunday.
The Well being Division has now ordered to close each faculties for the following 48 hours.
Patiala Civil Surgeon Dr Satinder Singh mentioned 4 employees members every at Authorities Senior Secondary College, Bhunerheri, and Authorities College, Mahinder Ganj in Rajpura, had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Well being officers knowledgeable that there was a surge within the coronavirus circumstances among the many college employees and kids within the month of February.
Officers additionally expressed the priority that there optimistic COVID-19 circumstances had been rising by the day in authorities faculties.
As per the well being division, a complete of 46 employees members and two college youngsters contracted the virus in February. Notably, final week, seven college employees members of a authorities college in Sanour block had additionally examined optimistic for coronavirus.
District Schooling Officer Harinder Kaur mentioned that they had requested the employees at faculties to sanitise the varsity recurrently. She mentioned: “We’ve requested the varsity employees of each faculties to cease holding the continuing examinations bodily and conduct the identical on-line.”