Though the daily COVID-19 positivity rate continued to remain below 1% in the district, a few sporadic cases of COVID-19 were reported from three State-run schools in the district in the last three days.
A 55-year-old female teacher of the Zilla Parishad High School at Padamati Narasapuram in Julurupadu mandal died of suspected COVID-19 complications on Monday night. However, the school education officials concerned attributed her death to comorbidities.
A COVID-19 testing camp was conducted on the school premises on Tuesday. All the students and the staff members of the school have tested negative for COVID-19.
As many as four students of the Zilla Parishad High School at Penagadapa in Chunchupalli mandal, hailing from same locality, contracted coronavirus infection after reportedly attending a function in their village three days ago.
As the news spread, the school authorities organised a COVID-19 screening camp on the premises of the school on Tuesday. All those, who had undergone tests at the camp, tested negative for coronavirus, sources added.
According to sources, a class VI student of a State-run school in Aswapuram mandal was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, several localities in Khammam Municipal Corporation limits and various parts of Khammam district continue to witness a spike in dengue cases prompting the authorities to step up sanitation drive and anti-larval operations in dengue-prone areas.
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