22 students in Mumbai school test Covid-19 positive

22 students in Mumbai school test Covid-19 positive

According to BMC officials, a total of 95 students were tested at the Scouter Street dispensary, of which 22 have been tested Covid-19 positive

Of these 22, four were below the age of 12 and were shifted to the paediatric care wing of the Nair Hospital. Credit: iStock Photo

Amid fears of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, 22 students from the St Joseph School and Orphanage in Mumbai have tested positive for the coronavirus. 

The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed the school on Thursday.

According to BMC officials, a total of 95 students were screened at the Scouter Street dispensary, of which 22 tested Covid-19 positive.

Of these 22, four were below the age of 12 and were shifted to the paediatric care wing of the Nair Hospital. 

The remaining 18 include twelve in the 12-18 age group and six above 18. They were shifted to the Richardson and Cruddas Covid Care Centre.

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