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Gujarat: Eight students test COVID-19 positive at tuition centre in Surat

A student, who was regularly attending classes at this tuition centre, had tested coronavirus positive on October 7, following which all the 125 students were tested. Out of them, seven samples tested positive, said Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Health), Ashish Naik.

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Ahmedabad Updated on: October 16, 2021 15:38 IST
Gujarat: Eight students test COVID-19 positive at tuition centre in Surat
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The tuition class has been sealed as a precautionary measure.

A tuition class has been sealed in Gujarat's Surat city after eight students tested positive for coronavirus infection, an official said on Saturday.

A student, who was regularly attending classes at this tuition centre, had tested coronavirus positive on October 7, following which all the 125 students were tested. Out of them, seven samples tested positive, said Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Health), Ashish Naik.

This is the second time in October that COVID-19 cases were reported from an educational institution. A private school was shut temporarily after some students tested positive early this month.

Surat city has so far reported 1,11,669 coronavirus positive cases and 1,09,975 recoveries, with a recovery rate of 98.48 per cent.

A total of 1,629 COVID-19 patients have died so far in Surat, as per the latest bulletin released by the municipal corporation. 

(with PTI inputs)

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