A minimum of 66 medical faculty college students, absolutely vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus, have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Karnataka’s Dharwad, officers stated right this moment.
The scholars of SDM School of Medical Sciences have been discovered contaminated after 300 out of 400 college students have been made to bear Covid checks following a university occasion.
The 2 hostels on the faculty have been sealed as a precautionary measure on the orders of the district well being officer and deputy commissioner. Bodily courses have been suspended in the mean time, officers stated.
The contaminated college students, who have been vaccinated with each the doses of Covid vaccine, have been quarantined, deputy commissioner of Dharwad Nitesh Patil stated, including that they are going to bear therapy contained in the hostel itself.
“The rest of the 100 students will be subjected to COVID-19 tests. We have quarantined the students. We have sealed two hostels. The students will be provided with treatment and food. No one will be allowed to step out of the hostels. The students who are awaiting tests will also be quarantined in the same premises,” Mr Patil stated.
It’s suspected that the scholars acquired contaminated after they attended a current faculty occasion.
“We are ascertaining whether the students stepped out of the college. What we suspect at the moment is that an event was organised in the college for students. We have tested all students who attended that event. We have traced the primary and secondary contacts and have subjected them to the test. All the students have been vaccinated with both doses,” the official stated.
Some contaminated college students have cough and fever whereas others wouldn’t have any signs at current, he stated.