Patiala schools switch to online mode after hand, foot and mouth disease spread
Schoolgoing children in the Patiala have started reporting hand, foot, and mouth disease. The viral infection, which is highly contagious and seen in pre-primary children, has led to some schools in the city going online for a few days to break the chain of infection.
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease — a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children — is characterized by sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is most commonly caused by a coxsackievirus. There’s no specific treatment for hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
Good morning Parents,
As a precautionary measure to curtail the spread of HFM disease the school will remain closed from 9.8.22 – 15.8.22.
While British Co-ed School Patiala Goes Online till 12 August 2022.
We wish to inform you that as a precautionary measure due to rapid increase in cases of HFMD among younger children in Patiala city . School will be conducting Online oral exams of English, Hindi and EVS on the scheduled dates as mentioned in the date sheet.
Mental maths and dictation of maths will be conducted with maths written examination on 26th August.
Timings of online exam conduction will be informed to you shortly.
Thanks and Regards
Kaintal School Patiala