BJ Medical College, others revert to online classes after 4 MBBS students test COVID positive
Ahemdabad: In order to ensure the safety of medical students against Covid-19, BJ Medical College has decided to conduct online classes instead of on-campus classes for 1st-year MBBS students.
The decision came after four first-year MBBS students of the college were tested positive for covid-19. Some of the other medical colleges of the state also decided to follow BJ Medical College's decision to call off on-campus classes and hold online classes instead.
According to TOI, almost 890 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Gujarat on Monday. Surat had been reported with 262 cases, followed by Ahmedabad with a total of 209 cases. The state's only fatality was also reported from Surat. The total tally of coronavirus cases in Gujarat now stands at 2,79,097.
Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported that the medicos residing on the college campus had expressed their concerns over safety as they could not take bath during the pandemic. The distressed doctors and medicos residing at the PG hostel of BJ Medical College were facing tremendous problems as they had no water supply for the last five consecutive days. The agitated hostellers stated that due to the unavailability of water they had to leave for work without even taking a bath which is extremely necessary during the pandemic.