Navi Mumbai: 16 students of Ghansoli school found Covid-19 positive, civic body begin contact tracing

Meanwhile, the civic body has started the contact tracing of all those who came in contact with these students.

Amit SrivastavaUpdated: Saturday, December 18, 2021, 03:58 PM IST
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The civic administration of Ghansoli will conduct tests of around 600 of the school on Saturday after a total of 16 students of Shetkari Shikshan Sanstha School and Junior College in Ghansoli found positive with COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the civic body has started the contact tracing of all those who came in contact with these students.

"So far, 16 students were found positive with Covid-19 and they are all from the same school," said an official from the civic health department.

It has been learnt that these students had come in contact with a person who had come from another country recently. However, that particular person tested negative for Covid-19 upon testing.

On Friday, a total of 44 persons found positive of Covid of which 17 persons including 16 students were from Ghansoli. At present, there are 355 active cases under the NMMC area.

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