HUBBALLI: Two private colleges in Twin Cities have declared one-week holiday after 30 students tested positive for COVID-19 in their campuses in the last few days.
In Dharwad, 15 students from SDM College of Engineering and Technology (SDMCET), and an equal number of students from Vidyaniketan PU College in Hubballi tested positive for the deadly infection.
Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil has said that the Health Department conducted a test of all students and staffs in both the colleges. Subsequently, 30 students found Covid-19 positive.
It has been reported that the colleges have voluntarily shut themselves for a week.