Gaya school closed after headmaster tests Covid positive


Upgraded excessive school, Khijarsarai, below Sariya block of Gaya district has been closed quickly after opening after the headmaster of the school was discovered Covid-19 positive.

The faculties and schools in Bihar, which remained closed since March 2020 as a result of pandemic, opened from January four by the federal government order.

The headmaster has been shifted to a personal hospital in Patna for therapy. However, this has set the alarm bells ringing for all those that got here involved with the headmaster.

The headmaster himself knowledgeable the district schooling officer (DEO) about his situation and feared unfold of an infection to different lecturers additionally. He urged the DEO for closure of school to stop additional unfold.

Gaya DEO Musatafa Hussan Mansuri mentioned the knowledge relating to the Covid-19 positive headmaster has been given to the district Justice of the Peace and the civil surgeon.

“The school has been closed till the sanitization of the school is completed and all the teachers and staff who came in contact with the headmaster are also tested. Only those who test negative in the RT-PCR test will be allowed to attend, while those testing positive will have to remain in isolation and undergo prescribed treatment,” he added.

The DEO mentioned that the school could be allowed to operate solely after sanitization is accomplished and all of the lecturers and workers are examined.

In the secondary faculties, the federal government has additionally began shock inspection of educational actions from Thursday throughout the state. During the inspection, the officers will be sure that the Covid-19 tips, which embrace solely 50% attendance of scholars on alternate days, social distancing and all precautions and required services, are strictly adopted.

After secondary courses, the federal government additionally has to take a name on opening different faculties from January 18. The board sensible exams have additionally received underway, which might require higher vigil.

“All the schools and colleges have to follow the protocol issued by the department. The department will also ensure that there is no laxity. The inspection will look into all the aspects,” mentioned a senior official of the division.


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