Hubballi: Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil confirmed to www.hubliexpress.com that a total of nine students from Chetan Public School in Hubballi tested positive for the coronavirus infection. There was some confusion regarding the total number of infected students, but the DC clarified it.
He said the health care workers collected the nasopharyngeal swabs of the primary contacts of the students on Monday.
Sources said that the numbers are likely to go up. Sources added that the infected students were found during the routine collection of swabs for the detection of virus infection. The infected students were asymptomatic.
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