The Karnataka Education and learning Minister has denied reports that 32 college students who gave Class 10 condition board tests acquired contaminated with coronavirus from the exam centres. The examinations that begun on June 25 irrespective of issues amid parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic ended on Friday.
“I can vouch for this that not even a solitary college student acquired infected at the evaluation centres. The 32 learners examined positive at various stages and were being carrying it (coronavirus) from other places,” Karnataka Education Minister Suresh Kumar informed NDTV.
A number of pupils who showed symptoms of the extremely infectious disease were being turned absent from the exam centres immediately after extensive screening. All the contaminated students would be given a likelihood in the supplementary exam in August as fresh college students.
Above 7.5 lakh students appeared for the Secondary University Leaving Certificate or SSLC tests in Karnataka on the to start with working day on June 25.
The examinations experienced been held with demanding safety measures in area, together with thermal screening and seating of only 1 university student for every bench.
Former chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah in a tweet criticised Main Minister BS Yediyurappa for placing college students in harm’s way. “@CMofKarnataka looks to be determined & overconfident to carry out more examinations right after ‘assuming’ that SSLC tests ended up conducted safely. I also hope that most people are protected. But we will have to wait for 15 days to know the correct end result,” Siddaramaiah tweeted.
.@CMofKarnataka looks to be determined & overconfident to carry out additional examinations following ‘assuming’ that SSLC examinations have been done securely.
I as well hope that everyone are secure. But we will have to hold out for 15 days to know the exact consequence.
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) July 4, 2020
The exams, originally scheduled from March 27 but put off indefinitely because of to the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, began with the “Language 2” paper. An attendance of 98 was documented by the state Instruction Office on the first working day.
The environment around, federal government are however striving to work out techniques for resuming instruction amid the pandemic. The Wellness Ministry has stated aged individuals, young little ones and individuals who are already suffering from professional medical circumstances are a lot more vulnerable to the coronavirus.