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66 Fully-Vaccinated Medical College Students Test Positive For Covid-19 In Karnataka

The infected students have been quarantined and will undergo treatment inside the hostel itself.

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New Delhi: At least 66 fully vaccinated medical college students in Karnataka’s Dharwad have been tested positive for COVID-19. Following the occurrence of positive cases, two hostels of the college have been sealed as a precautionary measure on the orders of the district health officer and deputy commissioner. 

According to a report in NDTV, officials said that the students of SDM College of Medical Sciences were found infected after 300 out of 400 students were made to undergo COVID tests following a college event.

The infected students have been quarantined and will undergo treatment inside the hostel itself, the report further added.

Deputy commissioner of Dharwad Nitesh Patil said that the students tested positive for COVID-19 were all vaccinated with both their doses. The rest of the 100 students will also be subjected to COVID-19 tests and will be quarantined in the same premises.

He further added, “No one will be allowed to step out of the hostels as it is suspected that the students got infected after they attended a recent college event.”

He also revealed that some infected students have cough and fever while others do not have any symptoms at present.

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