Skiing camp shut as students and officials test positive | India News

SRINAGAR: Around 70 students and officials on a skiing expedition at Gulmarg organized by Jammu and Kashmir Youth Services and Sports (YSS) tested Covid positive on Thursday.
An official of the YSS department, who was also part of the expedition, said that around 120 students and officials were participating in the skiing expedition at Gulmarg and around 70 of them tested positive for Covid-19. He said that as per protocol students were asked to send to their RT-PCR tests before the expedition and all of them tested negative. “Later, Rapid Antigen Test were also conducted which also came negative,” the official said.
Director Tourism G N Itoo said that those positive have been isolated and proper SOPs are being followed. “There is no need to worry as all positive children are asymptomatic and fine,” the official said.

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