Jodhpur: IIT-Jodhpur students have tested positive. A total of 269 students returning to the campus have tested COVID positive since February 2.
Students arrived back at the campus for their practical sessions where 3000 RT-PCR tests were conducted till May 10 to curb the spread of the infection. Out of them 269 students have tested COVID positive, while 240 have fully recovered while the remaining 29 are in the process of recovery and are in isolation. The official of campus, Deputy Registrar Amardeep Sharma has confirmed all the details. Upon arrival, students were directly sent to designated isolation wards where COVID tests were conducted on the fifth day, Sharma said. The institute is currently hosting 25 per cent of its total strength of students who have been waiting for the lockdown to lift to return to their homes.
On Monday, 29 students and staff members at the institute were reported to be COVID-19 positive.