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Corona Cases Again on Hike in Delhi, Student and Teacher Test Positive

In Pic: School students wearing mask

April 14,2022(New Delhi): The cases of covid19 is again getting at hike which is rising the fear amid people. Earlier the situation got better and it was decided to reopen school after two years but seems now corona has set children as its new target. A student and a teacher at a school in Delhi have tested positive for Covid, following which all classmates of the affected student have been sent home.

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The fresh infections in the privately-run school in the national capital have been reported close on the heels of schools in adjoining Noida and Ghaziabad reporting new cases. The horrible news also comes a day after Delhi recorded 299 new Covid cases, a rise of nearly 50 per cent from the previous day’s case count of 202. The national capital’s total caseload has now increased to 18,66,881.

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Atishi, MLA and a senior leader of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, said, “There are reports of a child and a teacher testing positive for Covid. Other students of the class have been sent home. We are closely tracking the situation.”

In Pic: Arvind kejriwal

However, on Tuesday Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government was keeping a close watch on the Covid situation in the capital and there was no major reason to panic at present. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain had said there was no reason to worry until a new variant of concern was detected. “We are keeping an eye on hospital admissions and they are going down. Focus shouldn’t be on positivity rate much as of now,” Jain had said.

Written by: Manshi Singh

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