Covid-19 scare: Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law declared a containment zone
As many as 60 students of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, have been found Covid-19 positive and the university campus has been declared a containment zone.
Amid the fear of the Covid-19 fourth wave, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, has turned into a Covid hotspot in the district. The university has reported more than 60 Covid-19 cases and the campus has been declared a containment zone.
As per reports, the infected students have mild symptoms and they have been kept in isolation. To curb the spread of the coronavirus, the university authorities have been asked to vacate the hostels by May 10, 2022, as reported by India Today.
Patiala deputy Sakshi Sawhney said, “Reviewed Covid cases at RGNUL today. Health teams are deployed since the last three days on the camps. The university was advised standard operating procedure and to keep constant liaison with parents. Those positive have mild symptoms and are isolated in separate blocks. The university has been declared a containment zone and has been directed to complete 100% testing,” as reported by Hindustan Times.
As per reports, RGNUL has decided to postpone offline term-end exams for the time being and the date sheet will be announced after the proper assessment of the Covid situation in the university.
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