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Himachal Pradesh: 40 European students quarantined in school

March 18, 2020

A group of 40 European students has been quarantined on the campus of Himachal Pradesh-based International Sahaja Public School due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, officials said on Tuesday. As many as 148 people have tested positive for the virus in India till date with three deaths. 

The European students returned from their countries after their winter vacation ended a week ago. Kangra Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Kumar Prajapati said the district administration met the school authorities and asked them to ensure that the students shall remain in self-isolation on the campus.

Prajapati further said, “None of the students has symptoms of coronavirus infection but we have directed the school authorities to ensure that they don’t leave the campus.” Another batch of 100 students, who were to arrive at the schools has been asked to stay back till the situation becomes normal.

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Source: IANS

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