59 college staffers tested positive

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As many as 59 staffers of Sir Syed Girls College have been found infected with the novel coronavirus, it was learnt here on Friday.

Samples of 130 staffers of the educational institute were collected for testing after colleges across the country resumed on-campus classes on January 18, out of which 59 came back positive, according to health officials.

Earlier, 21 staffers at the Shaheed-e-Millat Girls Colleges had tested positive for Covid-19.