Of the 50 students, 32 are from the Habibullah Boys’ hostel, 10 from Mahmudabad Boys’ hostel and eight from Lal Bahadur Shastri Boys’ hostel.
(*50*) M.Sc scholar, residing within the Nivedita Girls’ hostel, has additionally examined positive. She later left the hostel along with her guardian.
The remaining students of the hostel additionally acquired examined and stories are awaited.
After the outbreak on the campus, Lucknow University Associated College Teachers’ Association (LUACTA) additionally threatened to boycott examinations in view of rise in circumstances.
LU spokesperson Durgesh Srivastava mentioned: “The university has deferred examination. It will re-schedule all the examinations between January 15 and 31. The next examination schedule will be announced shortly.”
Earlier, three students, two from Mahmudabad and one from Habibullah hostel, examined positive after which RT-PCR test of all of the inmates was achieved by the well being officers from the CMO workplace.
While a number of students left the hostels, these whose examinations have been scheduled stayed again.
Meanwhile, students alleged that negligence of the college administration was the rationale behind the spurt in Covid circumstances on the campus.
“We will quarantine all infected students in the hostel itself. They will be given food in disposables while those who want to go home will be permitted to leave if their guardians come to pick them up and their condition is not serious,” the LU spokesperson mentioned.
“We can’t take the risk of allowing students from Uttarakhand or far-flung places to travel in such conditions. They are not just students but our children too and due care will be taken.”
Earlier, the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) had additionally introduced to defer the examination after Covid circumstances have been reported on the campus.