The Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) on Monday introduced that it was closing9 medical and paramedical colleges with instant impact until additional orders.
University Registrar Ok.S. Gangadhara Somayaji in a round right here mentioned educating and non-teaching employees of medical colleges, nonetheless, would work usually. So can be interns, postgraduate college students and nursing employees. Medical school hospital too would operate usually.
The school would organize on-line lessons for college students.
The colleges being closed embody medical, dental, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, allied healthcare, Ayurvedic, Homeopathy and Naturopathy.
Though Mr. Somayaji didn’t ascribe any particular cause for the choice, District COVID-19 nodal officer H. Ashok mentioned as many as 27 college students, together with seven on Monday, from medical and paramedical programs of Yenepoya examined constructive for COVID-19 in the previous few days. Dr. Ashok mentioned for each single case of a pupil testing constructive, the establishments involved are being requested to topic all college students to RT-PCR check.