Updated as on Jan 12, 2022, 9:55 AM. IIM Ahmedabad Covid Update: A total of 67 students have tested positive for COVID-19 at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad in the last 10 days, as per authorities of the institution.
IIT Madras Covid Update: Covid-19 cluster has been identified at IIT-Madras, with 58 people, including 17 students, testing positive on campus between January 5 and 9.
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Updated as on Jan 07, 2022, 3:30 PM XLRI Covid Update: 22 students from the XLRI-School of Management Jamshedpur here have been tested positive for the Covid-19 infection, while test reports for another 100 are still awaited, the college authorities said on Thursday said.
Updated as on Jan 06, 2022, 2:30 PM. In two new clusters, students of two institutes — Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) and Madras Christian College (MCC) — tested positive for Covid-19.
Updated as on Jan 05, 2022, 6:30 PM. Over 60 Covid cases found in IIT-Guwahati: The Indian Institute of Technology’s Guwahati campus has been declared a containment zone by authorities after a massive number of infections were reported from the premises. At least 60 people have tested positive for coronavirus from the campus, authorities said.
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According to a government order, no one will be allowed to enter or exit the premises. The new guest house of IIT Guwahati is the epicentre of the campus outbreak, the Kamrup district authorities told NDTV.
NIT Rourkela Covid Update : 5 news cases in Campus. 3 students, 2 professors test Covid positive.
IIT Kharagpur Reports 60 Covid Cases : 60 persons, including 40 students and researchers residing on IIT Kharagpur’s campus have tested positive for Covid-19, an official said Tuesday.
Our team member spoke to one of the prominent doctors in Mumbai on the possible implications of Omicron spread in campuses and understand the effect this may have on campus life, various upcoming tests and most importantly the health of a large number of students in these campuses.
According to Dr. Anil (identity changed as requested) – “Going by the cases and data so far, it can be prima facie said that Omicron is a virus which should be welcomed as it is not much of a threat and most likelihood it is supposed to act as an antibacterial or vaccine in itself and create herd immunity. Infected people are recovering in 4/5 days mostly. Omicron is spreading faster than other variants but has been less of a threat to the human body and effect is milder than Delta, Beta or other variants. Double vaccinated students are much safer than those who are not. With regular monitoring of parameters and medical attention, infected students should recover soon.”
First Published as on Jan 05, 2022, 5 PM. NIT Hamirpur Covid update: NIT Hamirpur registers 11 Corona positive cases on Tuesday
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NIT Trichy Update: Seven students of the National Institute of Technology Trichy tested positive for Covid-19.
Most of those infected are mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic and either at home isolation or at isolation wards created in the prestigious engineering institution’s hostels, Tamal Nath, IIT Kharagpur’s Registrar told PTI.
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Other than the student-researchers, 20 other infected are from non-teaching staff and faculty.
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIED ) Covid Update: With 42 fresh corona cases on Friday, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology has already become a cluster of Covid-19.
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The institute has reported around 57 cases over the past three days. Patiala health department informed that all the cases were reported from Hostel J – one of the hostels at the campus.
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IIT Bombay Covid update: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), also in Mumbai, have banned students from leaving the campuses given the rising number COVID-19 cases in Mumbai, especially of the Omicron variant.