13 Govt Teachers Die of Covid-19 in Dharwad: Report


DHARWAD: The Dharwad district has lost as many as 13 primary and high school teachers due to Covid-19 in the last 18 months, reports DH.

According to a report published in DH, apart from the 13 causalities, 29 teachers tested positive for the virus and recovered.

Quoting, Deputy Director of Public Instructions (DDPI) Mohan Hanchate, the Enligh daily’s report said, in the last one-and-half years the district has lost 13 teachers, who were working in government and aided primary and high schools. Discussion is on at the government level to provide compensation to these teachers who lost lives.”

“The department does not have data related to teachers from unaided private schools,” the DDPI added.

The DDPI further said, nearly 75 teachers of the district have been deputed for tracing of covid-19 positive patients, and their primary and secondary contacts in the urban areas. However, their counterparts in rural areas have a tougher task as they also manage Covid Care Centres.

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