TN: 52 MBBS students of Kancheepuram medical college test Covid-19 positive
Chennai: The Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute of Kancheepuram district have switched back to online classes after 52 first-year MBBS students of the institute were tested COVID positive.
Dean of the institute, Dr. K V Rajasekhar stated that the college ordered an RTPCR test for the medicos and the staff after 6 students were tested COVID positive a few days ago.
Earlier, BJ Medical College in Ahemdabad had decided to conduct online classes instead of on-campus classes for 1st-year MBBS students. The decision had come after four first-year MBBS students of the college were tested positive for COVID-19. Some other medical colleges in Gujarat also followed BJ College and called off on-campus classes a few days ago.