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Dharwad: According to Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil, 300 students at the SDM medical college were tested for the novel coronavirus, with 66 of them testing positive. In addition, 3,000 college employees will give their swabs for testing.
He stated that the remaining 100 students at the college are giving their swabs and that the results should be known by the night. According to the DC, two hostel buildings have already been sealed away, and students who tested positive are in quarantine, as are others who are awaiting their results.
The DC further advised us that the government is planning to limit this outbreak to this cluster and that no incidences of virus transmission from this cluster to anywhere else have been reported.
DC said that all the students were completely immunized and the staff was also if there were any staff who have not taken the Covid vaccine doses will be administered the doses and a special arrangement has been made for this.