Karnataka: 182 Test COVID Positive After Medical College Party

Bengaluru: After attending a freshers’ party organised inside the campus of SDM College of Medical Sciences in Dharwad, nearly 182 people, including medical students and staff have tested positive for coronavirus.

If reports are to be believed, most of the infected people were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and were showing no symptoms of Covid-19.

Reports claimed that nearly 200 students had attended the party which was organized a few days ago. “The students were fully vaccinated… We will be sending a few samples for genome sequencing to check if there’s a new variant”.

Hostels Sealed
“We have already sealed two hostels, and the students whose test results are awaited have been quarantined. We are initiating all possible measures to prevent the infection from spreading. The district health officer is here, and the management of the college has also been cooperative,” Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil said.


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