7 students test positive; Poonch HSS closed for 5 days

7 students test positive; Poonch HSS closed for 5 days
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Jammu, Oct 4: The Chief Education Officer (CEO) Poonch Monday ordered the closure of Higher Secondary School Lassana for five days after its seven students tested positive for Covid-19 during Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT).

CEP Poonch Abdul Majid issued this order after he received a report in this connection by the Principal HSS Lassana.

The students tested positive during the Rapid Antigen Testing conducted in the school.

“Accordingly as a precautionary measure, the school will remain closed for five days from October 5 to 9, 202l. The Principal HSS Lassana will ensure sanitisation of the school premises including all classrooms, labs, and office in consultation with BMO Surankote,” the CEO ordered.

Moreover, the Covid-19 positive students were asked to go for home isolation as per the protocol of Covid-19 and their parents were asked to strictly adhere to Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB).

AII the staff members and students of the school were also asked to follow the Covid-19 guidelines in letter and spirit and get tested.

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