Covid 19 Cases still persists in Schools
ITANAGAR: The surge of Covid 19 cases was believed to have subsided but having witnessed the abrupt detection of Covod cases in the educational institutions has once again rung the alarm of reminder that the people still need to adhere to the Covid norms as foretold by the administration, authority and the government. At least 139 cases of Covid-19 have been detected among the students, teaching staff, and other members in five different schools having a hostel .
The cases have been recorded as such since the government's decision to re-opened the educational institutions on 1st September 2021
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Lately, the state of Arunachal Pradesh has witnessed the abrupt surge of covid 19 in the schools like VKV Tafragam (Lohit) wherein least 39 cases had been detected, Bue Pine English Residential School in Lower Subansiri had reported 11 cases, RK Mission, Narottam Nagar (Tirap) with 33 cases, the Tawang Public School, Lemerdung with 20 cases and Manjushree school with 36 cases in Tawang District.
The SPACE Media while on a visit to Lohit and Namsai was reported by the public that recently in Tirap the cases of covid 19 was on wide knowledge, parents got panicked as their children were caught with Covid19, however many parents still believes that this has nothing to do with the covid but instead a common cold due to abrupt change in weather condition.
In the previous article on the abrupt rise of covid cases in schools, the SPACE had reported that the District Administration of Tirap had issued an order to the schools to isolate the school children.
Therein many students have been asked to remain at home and stay isolated, parents have been directed as per the covid rules. Many parents in September stated," the children have been staying long enough in closed doors and hence it has affected their minds immensely"
The school institution was instead requested by the families to remain opened but follow the covid norms.
The district health department is monitoring the case and containment measures are being carried out.