As many as 120 students and workers have examined positive for the virus over the past one week on the campus situated at Kandi in Sangareddy district.
IITH officers mentioned on Thursday that solely double vaccinated students were invited to the campus as a part of stringent measures to fight Covid unfold.
“We have 112 positive cases among the students at the moment. All of them have been isolated into separate isolation areas. Almost all the reported cases are either mild or asymptomatic and are showing good signs of recovery within 4-5 days,” a press release mentioned.
IITH at present has 211 rooms for isolation and this quantity can be elevated primarily based on the requirement.
The institute has suspended all offline actions and the semester is being performed in fully on-line mode.
Around 600 unaffected students have already vacated the campus. The authorities are within the means of changing the vacated hostel blocks into isolation services.
Six nicely-certified medical docs and 9 workers nurses are serving the IITH neighborhood 24×7 on a rotation foundation. Four extra workers nurses have been recruited solely for monitoring the Covid circumstances, the assertion mentioned.
Food and medicines for all of the Covid-affected students are being delivered immediately by the attenders following the mandatory Covid protocols.
Primary and secondary contacts of these testing positive are being quarantined for 2 days and are being suggested to endure testing if symptomatic, it mentioned.
IITH mentioned that strict restrictions are imposed at entry and exit gates to include the virus unfold.