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School closed in Budgam after teacher tests Covid positive

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Budgam: The authorities in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday ordered closure of a government girls higher secondary school Budgam for at least five days after one teacher was tested positive for Covid-19.

An official said that the educational institution has been closed for at least 5 days after detection of Covid-19 positive cases in the school.

He said that all the primary and secondary contacts of the affected teachers and students have been advised to self-isolate and quarantine themselves.

The official said that testing for all the contacts will be undertaken in due course of time—(KNO)