29 Students Test Covid Positive At Nursing School In Karnataka
Amid growing concerns over the new coronavirus variant Omicron, at least 29 students of a private nursing school in Karnataka’s Shivamogga have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said on Sunday.
Most of the students are asymptomatic Shivamogga Deputy Commissioner KB Sivakumar told ANI. “We are doing random sampling at many places and found out that few students, who came from different states at a private nursing school, contracted COVID. We have sealed the hostel premises. Around 29 students have turned positive from the institution," he said.
Meanwhile, around 40 students of a school in Chikkamagaluru district have also tested positive for covid-19. The new cluster has been identified at Jawahar Navodaya School at Seegodu, according to reports.