At least two teachers of the Udalguri girls’ higher secondary school in Assam have tested positive for COVID-19.
Both the teachers were confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus on Thursday.
The development was informed to this correspondent by principal of the school – Dilip Kumar Sahariah.
Sahariah said that the matter has been communicated to the concerned inspector of schools of Udalguri district and the joint director of health services of the district.
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Teachers, employees and students of the school will undergo COVID-19 tests on Friday.
Meanwhile, with growing concerns over spread of Omicron variant of COVID-19, the samples of the positive teachers are expected to be sent for genome sequencing.