Uttarakhand Edu Institutes in Alert Mode After Students at IIT-Rourkee, Doon School Test Positive
After Doon School and IIT Roorkee witnessing several Covid-19 cases, educational institutions in Uttarakhand are on alert mode. At the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, one more student tested positive on Thursday, taking the total count to 90 students who have become infected in the past week. A total of 29 students tested positive a day before.
According to Somika Srivastava, in-charge of the IIT media cell, the institute is taking utmost care of around 3,000 students staying at different hostels. However, as precaution, five hostels have been sealed while one has been converted into a Covid care centre.