t least nine girl students test positive for the deadly virus (Covid-19) in Hardapanzoo – Khansahib area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials said on Tuesday.
An official order issued by the DM Budgam reads, “As you are aware of the fact that mass sampling was conducted in your institution 23-03-2021 in which nine students tested positive for Covid-19. As a prophylactic measure you are advised to close the school premises immediately for a period of next less that five days.”
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The order further reads, “all the primary and secondary contacts of the said students are advised to self isolate themselves. Testing of all contacts will be undertaken in due course of time.”