Karnal, March 2
Fifty 4 college students of a faculty close to right here have examined COVID-19 optimistic resulting in suspension of courses and different tutorial actions, an official stated on Tuesday.
Karnal Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Yogesh Sharma stated three college students of Sainik College Kunjpura had examined optimistic for the virus on Monday following which the well being division took samples of 390 college students and employees members of the college for testing.
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“The reviews revealed that 54 college students are COVID-19 optimistic,” Sharma stated.
Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav stated the college constructing and its hostels have been declared as a containment zone.
The Sainik Colleges are run by the Sainik Colleges Society below the Ministry of Defence and the scholars keep in hostels.
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The Haryana schooling division had reopened faculties for courses 9-12 in December final yr and courses 3-5 from February 24. —PTI