25 nursing students test Covid +ve, college made containment zone

Ground and first floors of girls’ hostel sealed

25 nursing students test Covid +ve, college made containment zone

The Solan SDM today declared a private nursing college at Nagali village near Oachghat as a micro containment zone after 25 girl students tested positive for Covid-19. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Solan, September 29

The Solan SDM today declared a private nursing college at Nagali village near Oachghat as a micro containment zone after 25 girl students tested positive for Covid-19.

SDM Ajay Yadav said that initially two girls had tested positive but the number increased to 25 during their contact tracing. More contact tracing was done today and the results would be known tomorrow. The ground and first floors of the girls’ hostel were sealed and a micro containment zone was created. About 200 girl students are residing in the college hostel.

Meanwhile, an RT-PCR test negative report has been made compulsory for those joining the hostel now. Adequate police personnel have been deputed outside the containment zone to prohibit the movement of people. Chief Medical Officer Dr Rajan Uppal said that health teams would scan persons suffering from flu-like symptoms to contain the spread of Covid-19. Those suffering from such symptoms would be tested and isolated.

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