After two students in Bangalore University (BU) in Jnanabharathi campus tested positive for covid-19 on Friday, all students in the campus hostel to undergo testing.
This happened after the final year undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students returned to the hostel last week as they had to attend the revision classes for the final examination, scheduled this month.
The Vice-Chancellor of BU, professor KR Venugopal said that the two students who are tested positive have been sent to two city-based hospitals.
He said, “We are monitoring the health of all students and will get everyone tested. We are in touch with the health experts and want all students to undergo RT-PCR tests as many of them have undergone antigen tests which are not accurate.”