Covid-19 Negative Report Mandatory for Teachers and Trainees Ahead of Opening of Colleges
A worker checks the temperature of a student as schools reopen.( Representational image)
After eight months of COVID-19 caused lockdown, the Karnataka federal government has actually decided to begin the degree, engineering and diploma colleges from November 17 and Medical, nursing, AYUSH and paramedical colleges from December 1.
- PTI Bengaluru
- Last Updated: November 13, 2020, 23: 41 IST
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A COVID-19 RT-PCR unfavorable test report will be compulsory for all the instructors, students and non-teaching staff with the Karnataka Federal government choosing to resume the degree, medical and engineering colleges. After eight months of COVID-19 induced lockdown, the Karnataka federal government has actually chosen to begin the degree, engineering and diploma colleges from November 17 and Medical, nursing, AYUSH and paramedical colleges from December 1.
In view of the reopening of colleges, the Commissioner of Health and Household Welfare Pankaj Kumar Pandey passed the order making RT-PCR test report compulsory. “According to SoP issued from Government of Karnataka, all teachers, students and non-teaching personnel members of colleges and hostels will produce a COVID-19 RT-PCR unfavorable test report, which is done within 72 hours prior to the day of signing up with,” the order stated.
Pandey instructed the health personnel to gather the samples from instructors, students and non- teaching personnel of both colleges and hostels, without any delays and assist in fast testing. He directed all the laboratories to bring out screening of these samples through pooled (1:5) screening procedure and submit the outcomes on 1CMR website instantly.
Deputy Commissioners of all districts and the Special Commissioner (Health) of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike have actually been asked to monitor and ensure the testing is carried out in a smooth way. Pandey said the test results will be sent out by SMS to signed up mobile numbers in ICMR portal.
It can likewise be accessed by visiting covidwar.karnataka.goV.in/ servicel, for lab reports, he added.
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