Amid rising cases of COVID-19, the Dehradun authorities have declared Galway Cottage and St. George's School in Mussoorie partially as containment zones. According to the Dehradun district magistrate, only a part of the school premises has been tagged a containment zone.
In the official notification, the DM ordered the closure of all shops and offices in the vicinity, while the sale of essential items will be arranged by the district administration.
In a statement, St. George's College said that the district administration had barricaded the school hospital area alone as per the government protocol and declared the hospital a containment zone. There have been no other containment zones declared within the campus, the school said.
It said that the academic calendar is being followed and board batch preparations are being carried out. "The laboratory practical for the board batches are going on and their pre-board examinations are being conducted. Classes for all other students are being conducted regularly. The school SOP is in place as per the government regulations."
(With ANI inputs)