Rise in Covid infections among college students a cause of worry in Dakshina Kannada

Source: UNI | Published on 26th August 2021, 6:57 PM | Coastal News | Don't Miss |

Mangaluru:  The rising Covid cases among College students in the Dakshina Kannada district in the past few days has been a cause of great concern.

The Health Department has now begin issuing notices to colleges which have failed to adhere to the Covid guidelines.

Health department sources said on Thursday that in the past 15 days period, as many as 627 students from 29 collages have tested positive. Of these 327 are students from Kerala while the rest include students from the district and other parts of the state.

As many as 77 students of a private college in Sullia have tested positive in the past few days. Though RT-PCR negative reports is a must for students, many students from Kerala who come with a negative report, have tested positive after a few days, officials said.

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