Baglung: 30 students & teachers confirmed with Covid-19

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Baglung: Corona infection has been confirmed in 30 people including students and teachers of a school. 

Corona infection has been confirmed in students and teachers of Tribhuvan Secondary School in Baglung Municipality-13.

According to Dev Prakash Ghimire, spokesperson of the District Health Office, Baglung, a large number of corona infections were confirmed at the same time in the antigen test conducted on Thursday and Friday. “Our team started testing after seeing some symptoms. Later, the infection was confirmed in many at once, ‘he said.

According to Ghimire, antigen tests on 100 people confirmed the infection in 30 people. He said that other locals in the area were also showing signs of infection and PCR was being prepared for testing. “It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. We will know after receiving some sample reports, ‘he said.

According to the District Health Office, Baglung, most of the confirmed cases are under 17 years of age. Ghimire informed that the ward has decided to close the school due to corona infection in students, teachers, and some communities.

He said that the school has already written to the District Covid Control Committee to close the school for some time. The report came late on Thursday. “Tomorrow is Saturday,” Ghimire said. The decision on how many days to close will be made only on Sunday.