159 teachers, 9 students test positive for coronavirus in Chittoor
On the directions of the AP government, 20,000 teachers in the Chittoor district working in government and private schools are undergoing tests for coronavirus. They were asked to produce the Covid result before November 8. Teachers will be allowed to conduct classes for students if they test negative otherwise they have to be in home isolation or quarantine centre for 14 days. Till now, 159 teachers and nine students have tested positive for coronavirus in the past three days. DEO Narasimha Reddy said all schools were sanitised and following covid norms strictly.