53 more students of a school at Sargipali in Sundargarh district have tested positive for Covid-19, informed the authorities on Wednesday evening.
With this, the number of Covid positive patients at the school rose to 89. All the positive students have been kept in isolation in the hostel.
“The access to the school and hostel has been closed. Arrangements will be done for testing all the staff and students of the school and they will be vaccinated on a priority basis,” informed Nikhil Pawan Kalyan, Sundargarh District Collector.