Covid positive cases increase in Bengaluru school, boarding students urged to go home

The positive cases reported on Thursday at The International School Bangalore are said to be asymptomatic and the school is managing the boarders through quarantine.

Published: 25th November 2021 11:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th November 2021 04:53 PM   |  A+A-

coronavirus, thermal screeners, COVID 19, fever

For representational purpose. (File Photo | Shriram BN, EPS)

Express News Service

BENGALURU: After two positive cases of COVID-19 amongst grade 12 students at The International School Bangalore (TISB), a number of cases have emerged by Thursday, November 25, 2021.

As per a staffer of the school who spoke to TNIE on Friday, the number of students who tested positive was 33 in addition to the one staffer. The staffer said that where the spread originated was still being traced.

The positive cases reported on Thursday are said to be asymptomatic and the school is managing the boarders through quarantine. The school has encouraged boarding students to travel back home from Thursday morning. More than 300 samples were taken from the school on Wednesday.

The senior school is declared closed for Thursday and Friday. Examinations that were going to take place on Thursday and Friday will be rearranged to a later date. All remaining examinations for other grades will be online.

ALSO WATCH | EXPLAINER | Is new Covid variant 'Omicron' more lethal than Delta? Here's all you need to know


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

  • Kannada Rakshana

    These rich kids travel to other countries and bring virus to us.
    1 year ago reply
    • jack

      use some sense
      1 year ago reply
  • Pare

    Pls. Test in Kumarans school mallasandra Not following COVID protocols
    1 year ago reply
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp