Binika, Mar 27: As many as 6 persons of Binika high school tested positive for covid-19 in Sonepur district amid the resurgence of cases in the state. Among those, four are students whereas two others are the staff members.
A team of Binika Community Health Centre (CHC) had collected 33 samples from the school including 20 students and 13 staff members for rapid antigen test out of which six tested positive for covid-19. The people who tested positive have been kept in isolation ward and necessary steps are being initiated for contact tracing.
Earlier, six students of a state-run junior college in Binika were also tested positive for Covid-19 following which the local administration has asked locals to take precautions.