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Dharwad: As many as 12 students of a high school tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Dharwad. The school has been sealed down by the authorities.
Dharwad rural BEO Umesh Bammakkanavar confirmed this to www.hubliexpress.com. He said 12 students from Shanteshwar High School in Amminabhavi tested positive. He said the school has been sealed down and the students are in home isolation. All of the students were asymptomatic, he said.
The students were found positive when the medical team collected samples of them during a routine check-up for testing of infection. The medical team collected samples of around 500 students, of which 12 students were found infected with the virus, he said.
The samples were collected on Saturday and results came on Monday evening, said Bammakkanavar.
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