Nearly 88 students of the celebrated Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district have examined optimistic for coronavirus, an institute official mentioned on Thursday.
Sonika Shirivastva, a spokesperson of the institute, mentioned all of the 88 students have been saved within the Ganga hostel inside the IIT premises which has been transformed right into a particular Covid care centre.
“These students are being kept under the observation of the Haridwar medical officials,” mentioned Shrivastva.
Nearly 5 hostels have been sealed. However, there isn’t a disruption within the on-line courses of the institute, she mentioned.
Shrivastva made it clear that the institute was strictly adhering to all of the Covid-19 tips of the state authorities. “We are very strict on covid guidelines,” she mentioned.