MLA Demands School Closure After Student Contracts COVID-19

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    MLA Demands School Closure After Student Contracts COVID-19

    The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

    The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

    : A class X student tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the Opposition AINRC legislator T P R Selvam, along with local people, to shut the main gate of the school here on Saturday, demanding cancellation of classes. Some schools re-opened as per the directive of the government on October 8 that classes X to XII could be taken with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms.

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    • Last Updated: October 17, 2020, 20: 36 IST
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    Puducherry:: A class X student tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the Opposition AINRC legislator T P R Selvam, along with local people, to shut the main gate of the school here on Saturday, demanding cancellation of classes. Some schools re-opened as per the directive of the government on October 8 that classes X to XII could be taken with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms.

    The school, where the infected student was studying, is located at Vadhanur village at Mannadipet which comes in the MLA’s constituency. While speaking to reporters, Selvam said he would launch an agitation on October 19 if the school was not closed.

    He said Puducherry should put off re-opening schools like neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu considering the pandemic. Meanwhile, a spokesman of Directorate of Education here told .

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    • First Published: October 17, 2020, 19: 46 IST

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