18 students of a school in Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai, have tested Covid-19 positive, out of total 950 students who've been tested from the school. The student's sample has been sent for genome sequencing said, NMMC Commissioner, Abhijit Bangar
The school will be shut for the next week; remaining students to be tested at their residences today.
"The source student's father had a travel history to Qatar but had tested negative upon RT-PCR. All close contacts of COVID-19 positive students will be traced for testing." added Abhijit Bangar
On Friday, a total of 44 persons found positive of COVID-19 of which 17 persons including 16 students were from Ghansoli. At present, there are 355 active cases under the NMMC area.