IIT Jammu will organize all classes online after 18 positive tests on campus
“Of the RT-PCR tests performed on 300 people last week on campus, 18 faculty, staff and students have tested positive for the virus,” IIT Jammu said in a statement.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jammu said on Wednesday it would hold all classes online after 18 faculty, staff and students tested positive for the coronavirus. IIT Jammu said it performed periodic COVID-19 tests amid an outbreak of infection. “Of RT-PCR tests performed on 300 people last week on campus, 18 faculty, staff and students have tested positive for the virus. However, everyone is in quarantine according to protocol and reporting mild to no symptoms while being constantly monitored and taken care of by the medical unit. The IIT Jammu campus is currently being disinfected, ”IIT Jammu said in a statement.
He said most of the students left campus for a semester break in December. “IIT Jammu will lead all online courses and staff and faculty will continue to work from home until further notice. We are reassured to announce that 100% of our community is vaccinated to fight against the virus ”, he declared.
Meanwhile, the Covid task force met here on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta and reviewed the public health response and various mitigation measures put in place for effective containment and mitigation of infection in Jammu and Kashmir.
Observing that Omicron is perceived to be less dangerous than the delta variant responsible for the second wave, the Chief Secretary called on the public to lift their guard and remain cautious and vigilant about the infection as it has a high transmission rate. and can infect a larger group of people over shorter periods of time.
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