Sangareddy, March 1 -- Twelve students from the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) tested positive for COVID-19 in Sangareddy district. The infected students belong to classes 9, 10, and intermediate level. They had returned to hostels six days ago.

According to a report in Times of India, out of 132 students and 18 staff members who underwent the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), 12 were found to be COVID-19 positive.

On Saturday, fresh samples of students and staff members who tested negative were taken for RT-PCR tests. Reports of the fresh tests are expected today.

District Education Officer of Sangareddy, N Rajesh, said that the RAT tests were conducted after a student who complained of breathlessness and severe cold found Covid posi...