Students of Basel fabricated positive COVID-19 results to bunk school, resulting in the entire class being put in quarantine, and now disciplinary measures against the students after the swindle was discovered.
Three students in Basel’s Kirschgarten High School fabricated SMS messages from Switzerland’s COVID-19 contact tracing app, a Swiss newspaper reported .
About 25 classmates was confined to their homes for 10 days. Many teachers were also affected by the incident
“This is not just a childish prank, this is a serious incident,” Simon Thiriet, a spokesman for Basel’s education department, told .