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In Odisha, 25 students of a technical university test Covid-19 positive

  • Officials in Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology at Burla in Sambalpur district mentioned 25 students together with a lady scholar examined positive for Covid-19 within the final 2 days.

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 11:18 PM IST

A day after the Odisha authorities ordered obligatory residence isolation of folks coming back from the states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab in view of the surge of Covid-19 circumstances in these states, 25 students staying in hostels of a know-how university in western Odisha Sambalpur district examined positive for Covid-19.

Officials in Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology at Burla in Sambalpur district mentioned 25 students together with a lady scholar examined positive for Covid-19 within the final 2 days. Vice-chancellor of the university, Bibhuti Bhusan Pati mentioned 16 students had been admitted to the short-term quarantine centre contained in the campus whereas 9 others have returned to their properties.



Pati mentioned first-year students of the university needn’t go to the university or its hostel until the state of affairs improves.

All courses can be held on-line from March 1 although the semester exams of the ultimate year can be held in offline mode. Last year, one of the professors of the university had lost her husband to Covid-19.

The Odisha govt has requested the college and mass schooling division to contemplate intra-school class promotion exams for sophistication 9 and 11 by means of on-line exams in view of the Covid-19 scare. Odisha reported 84 new circumstances of Covid-19 previously 24 hours.

The state authorities, nonetheless, on Saturday allowed the Jatras, operas and open air theatres to carry exhibits however permitted no more than 2,000 folks at a time. The particular reduction commissioner in a contemporary guideline for the month of March mentioned individuals who will attend the exhibits will preserve 6 toes distance and the seating association needs to be made accordingly. People with Influenza like Infection (ILI), extreme acute respiratory an infection (SARI) and Covid-19 like signs won’t be allowed on the venues.

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