Guwahati: The Sainik School in Assam’s Goalpara has been declared as a containment zone today in light of the rising Covid-19 cases.
This development was made after 12 students and one teacher of the school tested positive for COVID-19.
In the last 20 days, atleast 27 students including 2 teachers reported COVID-19 positive.
Out of the 29, 12 students and a teacher are still positive. In light of this, the decision to declare the school as a containment zone was taken.
Notably, Assam recorded a total of 250 new cases of the virus of which, Goalpara recorded the second most of 14 cases.