Bengaluru: As many as 69 people have tested positive for Covid-19 at a school in Karnataka’s Chikkamagalur, including 59 students and 10 staff members on Saturday, reported news agency ANI. All the infected students are said to be asymptomatic.Also Read - Karnataka: Clamour to Postpone Final Year Medical Exams Grows Louder | Deets Inside

“We have deployed our health and medical staff who are treating them as per home isolation protocols,” Dr Umesh, DHO, Chikkamagalur said. Also Read - Moderna Begins Next Phase of Omicron-specific Booster Trial in Adults After Pfizer-BioNTech | Read Details

The school will be sealed as per the orders of DC Chikkamagalur for the next 7 days. “A total of 457 samples were collected out of which 69 tested positive. All precautionary measures as per the guidelines of Karnataka government are being taken,” Dr Umesh further said. Also Read - COVID Restrictions in These 10 States of India For Domestic Travellers, Read On

(With ANI inputs)