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54 Students Test Covid Positive At A School In Haryana's Karnal

54 Students Test Covid Positive At A School In Haryana's Karnal

54 students of a school in Haryana's Karnal have tested positive for coronavirus (Representational)

New Delhi:

Fifty-four students of a school in Haryana's Karnal have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said. The state in December had allowed students from Classes 9 to 12 to go to schools. They reopened for those from Classes 3 to 5 from February 24.

Three students of the school in Karnal were found positive on Monday. After contact-tracing and testing more students, 54 more were found positive, officials said.

The hostel building of the school has been sealed and declared a containment zone.