Bhawanipatna, Mar 29: As many as 32 students of a private secondary school here in Kalahandi district have tested positive for Covid-19, informed CDMO (I/C) Jalandhar Mehar on Monday.
A total of 80 samples had been collected from Pragati Science Higher Secondary School and sent for test. Reports of 32 samples have come positive and the rest found negative.
All the students who have tested positive were staying in the school hostel, said the CDMO.
They tested positive for the virus during antigen test.
Keeping the number in view, Covid test has started in the school premises. The school has been sealed, sources in the Health Department said.