Assam school sealed for seven days, premise declared containment zone



The Don Bosco School in Guwahati, Assam, has been sealed for seven days from Sunday after a teacher and another one's family member tested positive for COVID-19, an official order said.

Kamrup Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu, declared the entire school premises as a "containment zone" till February 27 to prevent the further spread of coronavirus among the teaching staff and students.

Both the teachers continued to take classes without intimation to the authorities, sources said.

"Any unauthorised entry and exit into the notified containment zone are barred for the next seven days. Any movement of any unauthorised individual and vehicle within the notified area is also prohibited with immediate effect," the order said.

"All the teachers of the school have been directed to be present on Monday for COVID-19 testing to be carried out by the Health Department," it said. (PTI)


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