Jammu: As many as 32 students have been tested positive for corona virus on day first of opening of several education institutions during target sampling conducted by a team of health department in a school in Thanamandi of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.
A health official said that a team of health department from Darhal medical block visited a private school located in Thana Mandi Tehsil area.
“During covid sampling of students who attended the school today we found 32 students having viral load,” said an official.
He added that all the students study in the private school and are resident of different villages of Thanamandi.
Students are to be shifted to Corona care centre in order to prevent community spread of virus in the area.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajeev Sharvan confirmed to UNI about the information and said, “we have taken the cognizance and the students tested positive are isolated for further treatment.”