Hyderabad: The Mahindra University campus, located on the outskirts of Hyderabad, has been placed under lockdown after 30 persons from the campus have tested positive for COVID-19. The university has instructed all 1,700 students and faculty members to remain at home in isolation
According to the deputy medical officer of the Medchal-Malkajgiri district, 25 students and five members of the teaching staff have tested positive for COVID-19. They have been placed in isolation and are being treated in hospitals. Their symptoms are reported to be non-life-threatening.
University officials, while confirming that everyone has been adequately immunised, said that the varsity is shut for physical classes and online classes will resume from November 29, (Monday), and the remainder of the semester will be held online.
The private university campus is sponsored by Mahindra Educational Institutions, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra, and is located in Bahadurpally, near Hyderabad.