Covid-19: Mangalore college suspends courses until March 29

MANGALURU: Mangalore College has suspended courses for PG and analysis college students from March 25 to 29 after sporadic instances had been reported on Mangalagangothri Campus.

A round issued by college registrar P L Dharma identified the college must droop courses within the wake of the unfold of coronavirus.

“As a precautionary measure, we now have determined to droop courses for postgraduate/ analysis college students from March 25 to 29. Stringent measures ought to be taken to make sure that all college students within the hostels don’t go outdoors. Wardens have been knowledgeable to submit studies on this regard,” acknowledged the round.

District well being and household welfare officer Dr Ramachandra Bairy informed TOI the division instructed the college to droop courses after six instances had been reported on its campus in Mangalagangothri. “These college students who examined constructive for the virus are from completely different departments. Nonetheless, there are lots of main contacts of the constructive instances within the campus. Therefore, we now have instructed the college to droop courses they usually have acknowledged it,” the DHO.

Dr H Ashok, district nodal officer for Covid-19, stated {that a} assembly was held and given instructions to the college authorities to handle the state of affairs.

The well being division has declared two homes within the metropolis as containment zones after discovering greater than 5 individuals within the households testing constructive for the virus.

That is along with {many professional} faculties which can be already containment zones. A home in Ekkur and one other at Decrease Bendoor have been declared containment zones after six individuals in every household examined constructive.

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