Covid cases in Andipatti school goes up

The Covid count in Panchayat Union Middle School in Andipatti, Theni district, rose to 32 this morning. Yesterday 12 positive cases were reported.Since many students at the school were suffering from cold and fever for the past few days, health officials collected swab samples from 75 of them on Wednesday and sent them for testing.

The school administration organised a Covid-19 testing camp on Friday for students’ parents. It was found that nine of then were infected with Covid. Health department officials are ramping up efforts to control the spread of the disease.